Academic staff within the School of Psychology, together with occasional visiting speakers, teach a valuable set of modules in practical research skills such as project management, quantitative and qualitative research, and statistics.
There's also a major, supervised empirical study component and a research dissertation to submit.
Our programmes aim to provide students with a high level of academic and analytical skill, making them suitable for careers or further postgraduate study in a number of areas. Graduates of the Research Methods in Psychology programme from University of Liverpool have had a choice of possibilities, including: Joining research teams as research associates in many areas, such as Applied Psychology and Criminology Working in the substance misuse field Clinical training Becoming members of police forces as “civilians” involved in intelligence work or as police officers Working in prisons or with clinical forensic populations working in commercial or industrial research and development units.
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- Research Methods and Statistics
- Advanced Experimental Methods
- Advanced Statistics and Methods
- Practical Research Skills
- Research Dissertation in Psychology
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesPsychology Educational Research Educational Psychology View 839 other Masters in Psychology in United Kingdom
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To qualify for this programme you should have:-
- A good first degree in psychology or related subject (minimum 2.1.; with equivalent marks in modules focused on methods and statistics), or extensive research experience
- Ideally some experience of working on research projects (eg, as a research assistant) or in a role that draws on research skills
- A good understanding of research methods and inferential statistics
- Reasonable IT skills (knowledge of SPSS would be advantageous).
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International21650 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21650 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9950 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9950 GBP per year during 12 months.
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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.