M.Sc. On Campus

Experimental Psychology

University of Oxford

12 months
27460 GBP/year
8290 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Students on the Research in Experimental Psychology offered at the University of Oxford will carry out independent research under the supervision and guidance of principal investigators and researchers within a research group or lab. 


The majority of  Research in Experimental Psychology offered at the University of Oxford students are expected to be admitted for full-time study, referred to in the timeline below as FTE (full-time equivalent) study. 

A small number of part-time students may be admitted to the MSc by Research in Experimental Psychology. If you apply for admission to the part-time course you will be required to show that your proposed research topic is suited to part-time study and that the supervisor agrees with the part-time schedule.

Graduate destinations

A majority of students on the MSc by Research in Experimental Psychology remain in academia. Others go on to pursue careers in consultancy and government. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Behavioural neuroscience
  • Developmental psychology
  • Perception and cognition
  • Psychological and brain health
  • Psychological disorders
  • Social psychology

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcript(s)
    • CV/résumé
    • Statement of purpose/personal statement: A maximum of 1,000 words
    • Written work: Either one essay of a maximum of 4,000 words or two essays of a maximum of 2,000 words each
    • References/letters of recommendation: Three overall, generally academic

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27460 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27460 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8290 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8290 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time study

  • Home (UK, Republic of Ireland, Channel Islands & Isle of Man): £4,144 
  • Overseas (including EU): £13,731 

Living costs for Oxford

939 - 1530 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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