Taught course

Research Methods in Psychology

Institution
University of Reading · Department of Psychology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Due to the popularity of our programmes and the restricted numbers we are able to accept, we would recommend applying as early as possible to avoid disappointment. You are normally required to have obtained a good first or second upper class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) in psychology or a related discipline (for example, cognitive neuroscience). Your degree should reflect psychology as a scientific discipline and have included the study of brain and behaviour.

Months of entry

September

Course content

​This MSc Research Methods in Psychology long-standing course is designed to provide training in fundamental analytical and methodological skills which are essential for all psychologists.

You will study fundamental analytical and methodological skills which are essential for all psychologists, with access to optional modules on research approaches in a variety of specific fields.

The course prepares you for academic, clinical, educational or health psychology careers, or careers in which analytic techniques are of relevance. The flexibility and research focus of this course make it an excellent choice for those who wish to progress to a PhD.

Teaching and supervision by active researchers mean that you will have the opportunity to learn about, and be involved in, the latest research developments. Our MSc courses are research-intensive, providing essential training in analytical ability, methods awareness and critical thinking, among other fundamental transferable skills.

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

UK students
£8,840 per year (full-time)
International students
£19,715 per year (full-time)

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Global Recruitment Team
Email
student.recruitment@reading.ac.uk