Taught course

Psychological Research Methods

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Psychology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or equivalent, in psychology or a related discipline.

Evidence of undergraduate training in statistics for psychology is also required.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Learn the latest techniques in cutting-edge psychology research from the psychologists who are using them in their published studies – including clinical trial design, and specialist methods for working with infants, children and clinical populations.

Throughout your course you’ll gain an understanding of ethical issues in research, learn how to write a grant proposal, receive training in multivariate statistics, and develop your presentation skills to take part in our annual student-led summer conference.

You’ll put your new research methods knowledge into practice while addressing an issue at the cutting edge of psychology during your research project, tailored to your career goals across clinical, cognitive, developmental or social psychology.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with 6.0 in the other components, or equivalent.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
psy-pg-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 6534