Comments about MSc Psychological Research 1+3 - At the institution - Sheffield - South Yorkshire
To provide personal development and transferable skills such as communication and dissemination skills, and professional development. To provide general research skills such as bibliographic and computing skills, awareness of ethical issues in research. To provide expertise specific to research in psychology (e.g. an understanding of different methods of data collection and analysis in psychological research, practical experience conducting a piece of psychological research)
The MSc in Psychological Research is primarily intended for students who aim to enrol for a PhD. However, it can also be taken as a stand alone Masters. The course therefore provides advanced training in research methods and professional skills as a foundation for subsequent registration for an MPhil/PhD in Psychology. It also fulfils the requirements for the first year of the ESRC 1+3 research training programme.
MSc Psychological Research 1+3
A good Honours degree in Psychology or a related discipline.
-Research methods in psychology
-Advanced Multivariate statistics
-Qualitative Data Analysis including Computer Aided Analysis
-Oral presentation of Psychological Research
-Ethical and Conceptual issues
-Information Skills for Research
-Professional Skills for Psychologists
-Macintosh Computer Applications
-Postgraduate Tutor Training
-Research project in Psychology
-Reviewing Psychological Research
Small group seminars and workshops.
Written coursework and research dissertation.