Wrexham Glyndwr University

12 months
12500 GBP/year
6615 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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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.


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.


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.

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We advise international students to apply as early as possible to allow us sufficient time to process your application.




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.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

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).

Other requirements

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

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

    6615 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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