Taught course

Research Methods in Psychology

University of Strathclyde · School of Psychological Sciences and Health

Entry requirements

First or Upper Second Class Honours Degree in Psychology from a UK University, or overseas equivalent.

Applicants must be able to evidence that they have undertaken a statistics class/module and also a research methods class/module and completed a research project/dissertation in their undergraduate degree. If they have no previous statistics or research experience then they will struggle with the content of this programme.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is for those aiming to develop careers in research or enter subsequent training for a scientist practitioner-oriented career such as clinical or educational psychology.

It also provides a basis for further postgraduate study such as a PhD and applications for research assistant posts.

In addition to acquiring the skills and theory for conducting research, you'll have the opportunity to meet and discuss research with postgraduate students in the School of Psychological Sciences and Health. You'll also play a role in research with members of our academic staff.

You may also have the opportunity to be employed within the School as a Graduate Teaching Assistant.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Psychological Sciences & Health
+44 (0) 141 548 2700