This is for you if... you want to study research methods at an advanced level and conduct an original research project in animal behaviour.
Due to the ongoing impact of the global pandemic we have had to evaluate all of our courses to ensure that we adhere to Government guidelines to protect the health and wellbeing of our staff and students. This means that as we work through these changes the modules, delivery methods and assessments shown, including those shown for future years, are subject to change.
This postgraduate degree will provide you with advanced training in research methods in animal behaviour, equipping you with the research and professional skills required for a research career.
The Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour has particular research strengths in:
Cellular and molecular neurobiology
Cognitive and behavioural sciences
Perception and sensory processing
Health and psychological wellbeing
You will be encouraged to undertake a research project in one of these areas.
This postgraduate degree will provide you with advanced training in research methods in psychology, equipping you with the research and professional skills required for a research career.
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Modules shown represent choices available to current students. The range of modules available and the content of any individual module may change in future years.
Teaching and learning
All teaching is seminar based, or in one-to-one tutorial and research supervision sessions, with continuous assessment in the form of a research protocol, oral and poster presentations, and in the development of portfolios of assessed activities. You will write a thesis on original empirical research, which will involve an oral exam (viva).