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Psychological Research Methods with Data Science MSc

University of Sheffield

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Sheffield

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course description

Bringing together practical training in the latest research techniques with computational data analysis classes, this course has been developed to enable psychology students to make the transition to becoming data scientists.

You’ll receive training in a wide variety of psychological research methods, advanced statistical methods, and data science, developing expertise in processing and transforming large scientific datasets using programming languages such as Python and R as well as learning how to use and interpret the output from specialist statistical software.

Alongside your training in data science, you’ll learn the latest techniques in cutting-edge psychology research, as well as professional skills training in research ethics and presenting to an academic audience, before completing an extended research project, applying data science techniques to problems in a specialist area that may span clinical, cognitive, developmental or social psychology.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 24,950per 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 Sheffield

  • University League Table

    26th

  • Campus address

    University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, England

As a member of the UK's prestigious Russell Group, the university has a global reputation for research and teaching excellence.
Among the world's top 100 universities (QS World University Rankings 2021) Sheffield offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a wide range of subjects.
Located in the centre of the UK in a friendly and affordable city, the university has more than 29,000 students from over 150 different countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 113 2

    31st out of 118 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    155 70%

    22nd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92.0 92%

    19th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    41st

    15
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    141 68%

    34th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    34th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    60th

    16

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