Research Methods in Psychology MRes

1-2 years, full- or part-time

This is for you if... you want to study research methods at an advanced level and conduct an original research project in psychology.

Research Methods in Psychology MRes, 1-2 years, full- or part-time

This is for you if... you want to study research methods at an advanced level and conduct an original research project in psychology.

Course information

UK fee £9,900

International fee £21,850

Taught by School of Psychology and Vision Sciences

Contact
Dr Carlo De Lillo
+44 (0)116 229 7193
cdl2@le.ac.uk

School of Psychology and Vision Sciences

Course description

Course description

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.

The School of Psychology and Vision Sciences has particular research strengths in:

  • Cognitive and behavioural sciences
  • Perception and sensory processing
  • Health and psychological wellbeing, including ageing

You will be encouraged to undertake a research project in one of these areas.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Second class honours degree in psychology, biological science or a related discipline.

English Language Requirements

IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.

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Fees and funding

Fees and funding

UK Students

This is the total course fee.

Starting in September 2023

  • MRes: £9,900

If you are resident outside the UK and the Republic of Ireland, you will need to pay a deposit of £3,000 to secure your place. This will be subtracted from your total tuition fee.

Find out more about how to pay and scholarships and funding.

Did you know you can apply for a Government Postgraduate Loan? Find out if you're eligible.

International Students

This is the total course fee.

Starting in September 2023

  • MRes: £21,850

You will need to pay a deposit of £3,000 to secure your place. This will be subtracted from your total tuition fee.

From 2022 onwards, EU nationals will pay the International fee. If you are an EU national with settled or pre-settled status under the EU settlement scheme, you may qualify for the UK fee (subject to criteria).

Find out more about how to pay and scholarships and funding.

Careers and employability

Careers and employability

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.

Our Career Development Service is here to support you, with advice on interviews, CVs, work experience, volunteering and more. From Freshers’ Week to Graduation and beyond, they are here to help you reach your professional goals.

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Course structure

Modules

Modules

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).

Key dates

Applications for September 2022 are now closed to international applicants due to the length of time required to complete the visa process. September 2023 is the next available intake and applications will open no later than 1 September 2022. Please note that UK students wishing to apply for September 2022 may continue to do so until 2 September 2022.

  • Application deadline: 8 September 2023 (Please note if you require a visa to study you will be required to submit your application by 21 July 2023)
  • Deposit payment deadline: 7 August 2023
  • CAS request deadline: 1 September 2023
  • 50% payment deadline: 1 September 2023

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The course has been amazing. It’s given me a broad range of skills and I can apply the theory and concepts to my current role.

Amanda, MSc Psychology of Work

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