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Goldsmiths, University of London: Psychology (IMS)

Institution Goldsmiths, University of London View institution profile
Department Institute of Management Studies (IMS)
Web https://www.gold.ac.uk/
Study type Research

Summary

The Institute of Management Studies (IMS) will equip you with a sound understanding of the methods and skills necessary to conduct high-level research, using a wide range of approaches and techniques.

It includes a broad training in behavioural and social science research methodologies, including the fundamentals of qualitative research and advanced level quantitative research.

Supervision can be offered in any of the areas of departmental activity, as reflected in the research areas of our staff.

As an MPhil/PhD student, you will receive training in and develop wide-ranging research skills, including:

  • database searching and bibliographic skills
  • managing and analysing data
  • communication skills
  • quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • handling legal and ethical issues in research
  • research design and project management

You will attend and contribute to research seminars and, through the Institute of Management Studies, the Centre for Creative and Social Technologies, Department of Psychology, the Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship and Goldsmiths-wide courses. You will also be encouraged to develop practical skills such as public speaking, poster preparation, scientific writing, and strategies for interacting with the media.

You will meet regularly with your supervisor at every stage, and develop a structured approach to designing, executing, analysing and writing up your research.

During your first year, you may take a range of taught modules including research design and analysis, advanced statistics, theoretical issues, project management, global leadership, organisational behaviour and health, workplace coaching and counselling, and training and development.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

Master of Philosophy - MPhil

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An incubator for ideas

Creativity has always been the hallmark of Goldsmiths. Academic excellence and imaginative course content combine to make a place where creative minds can thrive and ideas are allowed to grow.

Our courses and research activities span the arts, humanities, social sciences, cultural studies, computing, business and management across 18 academic departments.

A world leader in new knowledge
Our academics cooperate across disciplines to create exciting new courses and develop novel approaches to research issues. Our interdisciplinary ethos has helped us to become a national leader in many subject areas.

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