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Psychological Research Methods MSc

University of Exeter

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Streatham Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

  • This programme aims to equip you with an array of methodological skills to function as an effective PhD student or as a professional researcher in psychology, with a particular emphasis on cognitive, clinical, and clinical neuroscience research
  • It can be applied for as a stand-alone degree or form the first year of a PhD
  • Delivered as part of the ESRC South West Doctoral Training Partnership – a hub of world-class social science research
  • Acquire the necessary skills to generate good research questions, establish plausible theoretical answers, and carry out high-quality empirical research in order to test your hypotheses
  • Complete a research project that makes a contribution to the discipline, and gives you necessary skills and confidence to be able to operate independently in the future

Careers

Employer-valued skills this course develops

On completion of your postgraduate degree you will have the scientific skills to enable progression into research or professional psychology, the communication skills required for marketing and business roles, and the interpersonal skills needed for progression into personnel or caring professions.

Exeter’s reputation amongst graduate employers has helped postgraduates into successful careers in research, high technology industries, management, personnel, legal and advertising services amongst others.

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Our careers teams at the Career Zone can help guide you through a wealth of information to match your skills and interests to a career that will suit you. Our staff work with regional, national and international employers to develop new work placement, project and graduate opportunities.

Tuition fees

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£ 23,300per year

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University information

University of Exeter

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Exeter, Northcote House, The Queen's Drive, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 118

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    169 78%

    14th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    83 83%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    72nd

    14

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