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Psychology, M.Res.

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  • 12 months
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The MRes in Psychology at Wrexham Glyndwr University offers psychology graduates an exciting opportunity to develop their research skills, whilst studying a chosen area of interest. Supported by a research supervisor, students on this programme will be able to design and undertake a research project around a psychological topic that sparks their interest.

About

The Psychology programme at Wrexham Glyndwr University is predominantly self-directed, giving students the opportunity to research their chosen area in depth. However, students will also undertake two taught modules over the academic year, attending weekly lectures, seminars, and workshops aimed to support their development as a researcher.

By choosing to be a student on this programme, you will be supported to grow and develop your identity as a researcher at Level 7. You will be able to develop expertise in an area of psychological enquiry and be encouraged to share your knowledge with the wider research and academic community.

This programme would be ideal for anyone who may wish to progress onto an MPhil or PhD in psychology in future, as it offers you learning experiences to prepare you for ongoing study and academic progression.

Career

This course would be ideal for those who wish to progress onto an MPhil or PhD in the future, and wish to progress onto a career in academia.  

Programme Structure

  • Applied Research Methods: A module designed to develop Level 7 knowledge in research methods applicable to psychology, including quantitative, qualitative, and experimental methods. You will have the opportunity to make the most of the psychology lab, and learn additional research skills such as how to publish work and work collaboratively through research.
  • Assessment in Psychological Practice and Research: As part of this module, you will learn more about how psychologists collect information for clinical formulations and research. Please note that this module does not qualify you to undertake any psychological assessments or teach you how to do specific assessments, but will increase your knowledge of such concepts and support you to think of assessments ethically.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: We advise international students to apply as early as possible to allow us sufficient time to process your application.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Applicants should have an undergraduate degree in psychology, ideally with a minimum of a 2:1, though a 2:2 may also be considered.
  • Applicants will have an interest in ongoing research, and developing their personal research identity.
  • Individuals interested in the programme should apply via the online application form. If successful at this stage, applicants will be invited for an interview, where they can meet members of the department. Following an interview, successful applicants will be offered a place on the course via an offer letter/email.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12504 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6612 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6615 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Wrexham

  • 500 - 800 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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