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Psychological Research

The University of Edinburgh

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
23950 GBP/year
11300 GBP/year
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About

Drawing from a vibrant and stimulating research culture, the Psychological Research programme offered by The University of Edinburgh provides you with comprehensive training and grounding in research methods and analysis across the broad field of psychology.

Overview

The Psychological Research programme offered by The University of Edinburgh will help you develop professional, critical and analytical skills. You will learn how to formulate research problems, and appreciate diverse approaches to research, including qualitative methods.

The programme is targeted at those with a special interest in research methods, but is also ideal for those wishing to take an empirical approach to areas of psychology that are not covered by our other taught programmes.

Career opportunities

This programme has been designed to help you progress your research career and offers a firm basis for further postgraduate study, or for related research in industry.

Programme Structure

Compulsory courses:

  • Current Topics in Psychological Research
  • Multivariate Statistics and Methodology using R
  • Psychological Research Skills
  • Specialist Techniques in Psychological Research
  • Univariate Statistics and Methodology using R
  • Qualitative Methodologies in Psychological Research

    Option courses:

    • Brain Imaging in Cognitive Neuroscience
    • Clinical Neuropsychology
    • Disorders of Language Functions
    • Working Memory
    • Multisensory Integration

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are 3 admission rounds.

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
67

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in psychology or a related discipline.

  • We may also consider candidates with a UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a non-psychology subject if they can demonstrate evidence of their aptitude for research or research methods.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11300 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part-time fees:

  • Home/EU - £5,650
  • Overseas/International - £11,975

Funding

  • Drever Trust Scholarship

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