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Psychological Research

Bangor University
1-2 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Bangor
English
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About this program

Psychological Research

Our MSci in Psychological Research is exceptional for its dual emphasis on basic psychological science and applied issues. The course is designed to provide students with a wide range of practical research skills, advanced studies in modern psychology, and an opportunity to learn how this knowledge is applied in either industrial or clinical settings. The course has been recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as providing the transferable skills essential to social science research. Students who take this course will get a comprehensive research experience working with top international calibre researchers, and an exceptional opportunity to see how modern psychology can be put into practice.

This Masters is recommended in the following cases:

  • You are looking to specialise in a particular area of Psychology.
  • You are interested in giving your CV/Resume an extra "boost".
  • You are trying to get a feel for research in psychology before undertaking a PhD.
  • You are looking for a job as a research assistant.
  • You wish to undertake a PhD.

Students wishing to can exit the program after achieving either a PG Certificate or PG Diploma if they don’t wish to undertake the full MSci.

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Admission requirements

You must have a single or joint honours degree in Psychology or a related subject area, usually with a minimum degree class of 2(i) or equivalent.

IELTS: 6.5 (with no element below 6.0) is required.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website


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Program content

Compulsory Modules

  • Research Rotation
  • Research Project
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Research Process and Meaning

Optional Modules

  • Clinical Neuropsychology II
  • Bio Bases of Neuro Disorders
  • Methods in Cog & Brain Res
  • Methods in Lang & Bilingualism
  • Clinical Neuropsychology I
  • Practical Programming
  • Theoretical Models in Clin Psy
  • Top in Child Health and Wellbe
  • Research Methods Skills
  • Nudges and Beh Change for Busi
  • Global Early Childhood
  • Intro Neuroimaging Analysis
  • Introduction to Neuroimaging
  • Adv. Neuroimaging Concepts
  • Learning and Rehabilitation
  • Applied Forensic Psychology
  • Brain Stimulation Methods
  • Disorders of Literacy

*Module listings are for guide purposes only and are subject to change.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition

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Qualification

Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn a MSci.

Career paths

This course is recommended for students who are looking to specialise in a particular area of Psychology prior to undertaking a PhD or looking for a post as a research assistant. It also provides excellent general research skills that graduates can use in a range of other employment environments.

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Bangor University

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A Top 30 university

The Complete University Guide 2022 results place Bangor amongst the UK’s top 30 universities for student satisfaction (excluding specialist institutions). This reflects the University’s focus on the overall student experience.

Wide range of courses

We offer hundreds of courses across the arts and the sciences. We pride ourselves on the quality of our teaching and our courses and lecturers have been rated in the top 5 in the UK (WhatUni 2022).

World-class teaching & research

Study at a world-class university, which is recognised for the quality of teaching and research. 85% of Bangor University's research is world-leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021).

Work experience and placements

We offer a variety of options to gain valuable employability skills, which include supporting you in work placements and internships that you may wish to undertake.

Guaranteed accommodation

We guarantee accommodation for first-year students who apply by the deadline and select us as their Firm Choice. Our accommodation was rated Top 3 in the UK at the WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2022.

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Take advantage of the Bangor Student Experience with free membership of student clubs and societies. There are over 150 different ones to choose from, so you can try something new, get involved with sports, meet new friends and get out and explore the local area.

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Bangor University
LL57 2DG Bangor Gwynedd
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