Taught course

Research Methods in Psychology

Institution
University of Surrey · Department of Psychology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A first or 2.1 honours degree in psychology from a UK university (or equivalent overseas qualification). Applicants with other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our unique MSc Research Methods in Psychology programme allows you to study theory while benefitting from hands-on research experience.

It covers the breadth of contemporary psychological research methods and allows you to develop research approaches to studying psychology, from the level of social groups through to neuro-imaging of brain activity.

Programme overview

Our MSc Research Methods in Psychology programme is designed to provide you with expertise in psychological research methods appropriate for the behavioural sciences.

You will develop the skills necessary for critically evaluating research, formulating innovative research questions, conducting empirical research, and analysing, interpreting and reporting research results.

The programme covers the breadth of contemporary psychological research methods, allowing you to develop research approaches that combine multiple methods in unique ways. By the end of the programme, you will have developed an individual profile of research skills.

The programme also provides an ideal stepping stone for research at PhD level.

Information for international students

IELTS 7.0 overall, 6.5 in each component (or equivalent)

We offer intensive English language pre-sessional courses, designed to take you to the level of English ability and skill required for your studies here.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,500
International students
£19,000

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@surrey.ac.uk
Phone
01483 682 222