In this Psychological Research Methods programme from University of Dundee you will be given practical experience of working in an active researcher's laboratory and you will also design and carry out a substantial research project under the supervision of a different member of the academic staff.
You will be given the opportunity to present and discuss your findings in written, oral and poster formats in a supportive and cohesive environment.
The programme's aim is to significantly improve your prospect for employment in a wide range of contexts where insight into human behaviour and/or rigorous evaluation of information are key elements of good decision making.At Dundee, you will benefit from dedicated MSc social and study areas, an active student society, and will be taught by academic staff who are the forefront of psychological research. You will have access to state of the art research equipment for, for example, tracking eye movements to measure attention, measuring brain activity, or conducting surveys and observational studies.
Students from this course have gone on to do PhDs and have used the qualification to improve their chances of getting on to clinical and educational psychology courses. Several students take the course to improve their chances of getting jobs as support workers and Assistant Psychologists.
The higher degree also generally improves job prospects when competing against other Psychology graduates in other fields of business.
- Research Foundations
- Qualitative Research Methods
- Advanced Quantitative Methods
- Reading Development and Disability
- Developmental Psychopathology
- Decision Making
- Evolution and Behaviour
- Society, Mind and Health
- Comparative Communication and Cognition
- Social, Emotional and Moral Development
For psychology graduates who wish to gain research training.
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesPsychology View 735 other Masters in Psychology in United Kingdom
- You should hold, or expect to hold a first or second class honours degree in Psychology. If your degree is from a UK University, it should confer eligibility for Graduate Membership of the British Psychological Society.
- If your degree is from a University outside the UK, we will assess eligibility on a case-by-case basis.
International18150 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 18150 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA7650 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7650 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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