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Psychological Research MSc

Bangor University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Bangor University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About This Course

Our MSc in Psychological Research is exceptional for its dual emphasis on basic psychological science and applied issues. The course is designed to provide students with a wide range of practical research skills, advanced studies in modern psychology, and an opportunity to learn how this knowledge is applied in either industrial or clinical settings. The course has been recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as providing the transferable skills essential to social science research. Students who take this course will get a comprehensive research experience working with top international calibre researchers, and an exceptional opportunity to see how modern psychology can be put into practice.

This Masters is recommended in the following cases:

You are looking to specialise in a particular area of Psychology.
You are interested in giving your CV/Resume an extra "boost".
You are trying to get a feel for research in psychology before undertaking a PhD.
You are looking for a job as a research assistant.
You wish to undertake a PhD.

Students wishing to can exit the programme after achieving either a PG Certificate or PG Diploma if they don’t wish to undertake the full MSc.

Course Content

What will you study on this course?

The course consists of two Parts. Part One comprises taught modules over two semesters. You are required to take three ’content’ modules, each designed to provide knowledge and promote understanding in a specific core area of psychology. You also take three ’skills’ modules designed to help you acquire research skills. In addition you take two tutorial modules with your supervisor wherein you develop a research proposal for your thesis. On successful completion of Part One, you’ll proceed to Part Two (in the third semester). At this time you complete and write your thesis.

Careers

This course is recommended for students who are looking to specialise in a particular area of Psychology prior to undertaking a PhD or looking for a post as a research assistant. It also provides excellent general research skills that graduates can use in a range of other employment environments.

Application deadline

11 June 2021

Tuition fees

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University information

Bangor University

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    Bangor University, Bangor (Wales), LL57 2DG, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 118 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    120 56%

    62nd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    31st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.31 86%

    5th

    12

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