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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    Edgbaston Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The programme provides you with understanding and experience of the research methods and techniques appropriate for applied settings. There is a taught component with a focus on the specialist skills and methods required to conduct and evaluate psychological research in clinical settings. There are also two research placements and a final research project which are all supervised by staff affiliated to the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme or working in clinical areas. Successful students should graduate with skills and experience to strengthen their applications for PhD research, DClinPsy training, clinical research and/or Assistant Psychologist posts. This programme will equip you with research skills that will be helpful when working towards a career in clinical or other applied psychology fields, or in clinical research. Taught components cover issues such as: Practical, ethical and professional issues in applied research; Audit, evaluation, and research for service-planning; Questionnaire design and survey research; Qualitative research; Outcome research; Single case and small n designs; Writing a literature review; Interview skills. This programme will equip you with research skills that will be helpful when working towards a career in clinical or other applied psychology fields, or in clinical research.

Tuition fees

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£ 19,320per year

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University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 118

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    154 72%

    23rd

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    9th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.68 74%

    113th

    3

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