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Master of Arts in Psychological Research

Admission Requirements

Students who obtain a final mark of 70% or more in an Honours programme in Psychology will be considered for admission to the degree.

Application Procedure

All applicants must:

1. Complete the Departmental Application Form, with the supporting documentation required, and submit it to Rosalind Adams in the Department of Psychology by no later than 31 October.

2. Complete the University Application Form, and return it to the University administration by no later than 31 October.

3. To apply for funding, please see the Postgraduate Funding Office.

Applications will not be considered unless both steps 1 and 2 have been completed. If examination results are not yet available when you apply, these will be secured by the University.

All candidates will be advised of the outcome of their applications in due course, typically by mid-December. Successful candidates are required to confirm their acceptance in writing within two weeks.

Programme Structure

1. Coursework component (PSY5031H and PSY5032H) - This counts for 25% of the final mark. Students are required to take the equivalent of two semester courses selected from a list to be provided. Each course contributes 12.5% to the final assessment for the degree.

2. Dissertation (PSY5019W) - This counts for 75% of the final mark. The dissertation should be based on original research work.

At least one of the courses offered will require field training in research methodology.

For any additional queries please contact Rosalind Adams. Her contact details can be found here.