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Research Methods with Psychology MSc

City, University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Northampton Square

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Benefits of this course

You will be trained in psychological research methods covering research design, statistical methods and advanced software incorporating coding skills.

We also give you a range of module options from other psychology master’s programmes.

This choice enables you to acquire a broad base of psychology knowledge alongside research skills. Engaging with your peers on specialised programmes can also help to embed abstract research concepts within a practical context.

Your learning of research methodologies will give you the skills to undertake research in public or private sector organisations, or pursue a PhD and an academic research career.

Who is this course for?

This course is for students who have an undergraduate-level knowledge of psychological research methods and want to deepen their research skills.

You might have an ambition to manage your own research projects either in an academic setting or in industry where specific research skills and knowledge are highly valued.


Your research career prospects will be significantly improved when you graduate from our Research Methods with Psychology MSc programme. Your career path may lead to academic research, usually following a PhD programme, or work in government agencies and other sectors. Examples include:

the public health sector
the voluntary sector
market research
or management consultancy.

If you do wish to progress to a PhD programme, this programme will give you an excellent grounding in the relevant skills and knowledge needed to complete a doctorate.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,390per year

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

University information

City, University of London

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  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    71st out of 118 2

    79th out of 102 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    133 62%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55 55%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    127 64%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    35 35%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.65 73%



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