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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Treforest Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The MSc Psychology by Research allows you to complete a programme of supervised research and present and defend a thesis of up to 40,000 words.

The School of Psychology and Therapeutic Studies at the University of South Wales is home to internationally-recognised academics with diverse research interests, and has a vibrant research culture.

We intend to deliver our courses in a blended format; with a proportion of the teaching and learning being delivered digitally, and where it is safe to do so, some teaching and learning being delivered in person and using social distancing and/or mitigating measures as deemed appropriate in line with government guidance.

Assessment

The MSc Psychology by Research involves completing your Research Methodology training and submitting a thesis of your own research of around 40,000 words, at the end of which you will receive an oral examination by an internal and external assessor.

Careers

The Masters Psychology by Research will provide a good basis for anyone who wants to pursue a career in research. It is also ideal for those who wish to improve their research skills to a professional level to support applications for a PhD, or for a clinical or educational professional training programme.

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of South Wales

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

The university is in South Wales, UK, with campuses in and around the capital city of Wales, Cardiff. Cardiff is a modern, multicultural, and safe student city.
Choose from over 500 courses, some with guaranteed work placements and many leading to professional certification.
The University of South Wales offers competitive tuition fees, generous scholarships and convenient payment plans.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    98th out of 118 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    110 53%

    79th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    44.0 44%

    96th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    43rd

    5

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