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MScResearch Methods in Child and Adolescent Psychology

Tuition fee £11,700.00 per year
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This programme is aimed at graduates who would like to enhance their research skills in psychology. Students will be given training in Advanced Research Methods in Psychology and Advanced Statistics which will enhance their research skills and provide them with new skills in the use of more advanced research methodologies, tools and statistics appropriate to research in psychology.

Across the year students will have the opportunity to undertake an individual piece of research on a topic of their choice in psychology, under the supervision of a member of staff. This research will be informed by their learning on the other courses and will require students to produce a piece of research of publishable quality. As part of their research project students are required to produce a research poster which they must defend at a conference, plus a final project report.

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The aims of the programme are:

To enhance the student’s research skills
To enable students to undertake a substantial piece of research in psychology
To provide students with an understanding of the links between theory, research and practice in relation to psychology

Programme structure

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Advanced Research Methods in Psychology (30 credits)
Applied Psychology Project (60 credits)
Child and Adolescent Psychology in Practice (30 credits)
Current issues in Child and Adolescent Psychology (30 credits)
Advanced Statistical Methods (30 credits)

Career opportunities

Graduates from this programme have a strong background in advanced research skills in psychology as well as a more indepth understanding of a specific area of psychology. It will be beneficial for those seeking further professional training and study in psychology and will provide an excellent springboard for doctoral training.

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Application start
Aug 1, 2018
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States