Taught course

Psychological Research Methods with Advanced Statistics

University of Sheffield · Department of Psychology

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


Course content

Develop the statistical methods and specialist software skills that’s needed to handle and interpret large datasets about human behaviour, led by a professional statistician.

Your statistical training will teach you the latest advanced techniques including confirmatory factor analysis and structural equation modelling (using Mplus software), multilevel modelling and generalised linear models. 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

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with 6.0 in each component, 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

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