Taught course

Psychological Research Methods with Advanced Statistics

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Psychology
Qualifications
MSc

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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

Develop the statistical methods and specialist software skills that are needed to handle and interpret large datasets documenting human behaviour, led by an experienced statistician.

Your statistical training will teach you the latest advanced techniques including structural equation modelling, multilevel modelling and generalised linear models (using R software). During your psychological research methods training, you’ll learn a broad range of research techniques from behavioural genetics, diary study methodologies, neuroimaging and qualitative interviews, before bringing it all together during your Research Project with Advanced Statistics.

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

English language requirements

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

For more information about entry requirements for international students, please visit https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/international/applying/postgraduate-taught

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 6533