Taught course

Research Methods in Psychology

University of Hull · Department of Psychology

Entry requirements

A minimum second class degree in psychology or an allied discipline, or an equivalent standard in a non-UK post-school-leaving qualification of at least three years duration and awarded by a recognised higher education institute.

Months of entry


Course content

Two thirds of this programme involves empirical research in areas of interest, supervised by acknowledged experts in those areas. Students also cover the design and statistical analysis of empirical studies; develop their ability to critically appraise the research literature; gain an understanding of the historical and philosophical origins of psychology and learn how to enhance their career development skills.
Core modules: Statistics and Design; Critical Appraisal Skills; Philosophical Foundations of Psychology, and Career Development and Communication Skills.

Information for international students

Competence in English language is required, as evidenced by IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent, or previous study in English. Candidates who do not meet the language requirements may take an English course at the University prior to entering their programme. Please see www.hull.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

For information about fees and funding please go to www.hull.ac.uk/money

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Joanna Arnett
01482 466707
01482 465599