University of Derby: Psychology

InstitutionUniversity of Derby
Department Life Sciences
Web http://www.derby.ac.uk
Email askadmissions@derby.ac.uk
Telephone 01332 591167
Study type Taught

Summary

If you want to become a researcher in psychology, skilled in delivering evidence-based research, this course is for you. It differs from more traditional taught masters programmes – such as an MSc – because of its focus on enhancing research methods and skills.

Our new Master of Research (MRes) programme aims to offer you the finest possible preparation for undertaking original research in psychology.

  • Build the high-level skills you need to become a professional researcher
  • Design and deliver a substantial piece of independent psychology research on an original theme of your choosing
  • Tailor your research project to reflect your professional and personal interests, your current job role or your career aspirations
  • Develop a confident command of a range of research skills and methods, with a focus on both quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Work with psychology experts at the cutting edge of their specialist areas
  • Benefit from personal individual supervision
  • Balance your studies with your other commitments through our flexible blend of online learning and short study blocks on campus
  • Harness our sophisticated psychology research facilities, including a video observation suite and the latest eye tracking equipment
  • Open the doors to new career opportunities as a researcher in academic, commercial or public sector settings
  • Gain the ideal platform for progression to a PhD

If you want to become a researcher in psychology, skilled in delivering evidence-based research, this course is for you.

Masters in Research (MRes)

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