Psychological Research Methods

MSc Psychological Research Methods provides in-depth training in both the quantitative and qualitative methods employed in contemporary psychological research.

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Degree

MSc (Hons) Psychological Research Methods

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Start Dates

October

Degree Overview

MSc Psychological Research Methods provides in-depth training in both the quantitative and qualitative methods employed in contemporary psychological research. It covers:

– critical appreciation of existing research and research methods
– philosophical foundations of approaches to research within cognitive and social psychology
– formulation of hypotheses
– designing and reporting experiments using a range of research methodologies
– subject-specific IT skills.

The course combines Birkbeck’s strengths in qualitative and quantitative psychological research methods. It provides you with the opportunity to conduct supervised research in a wide range of areas within contemporary psychology, such as psychosocial studies, brain and cognitive development, and computational cognitive neuroscience.

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  • You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the university over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, stationary and additional resources.

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