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Psychology MRes

UK

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What will I learn?

Develop in-depth knowledge and skills of research methods. Prepare yourself for an academic or professional career with a focus on psychology.

This course will expose you to a toolkit of methods you can use in your future research projects. In addition, you will have the opportunity to develop your practical skills in specific research methods; develop your theoretical thinking about research; and work closely on several of your own projects with an academic who is an active researcher in their field.

This course aims to equip you with the skills to design, conduct, analyse and report a wide range of research projects and make you an efficient consumer of other people’s research. You will also acquire the communication skills and other key skills necessary to become an excellent researcher.

South West Doctoral Training Partnership

This MRes is recognised by the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC), specifically, as part of the larger South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP). It can be taken as a course in its own right or if you hold an SWDTP studentship you can take the 1+3 (MRes + PhD) pathway.

If you wish to be considered for a 1+3 SWDTP studentship, then you must apply for your preferred PhD route and not the stand alone MRes. You should follow our how to apply and funding guidelines.

For those holding a 1+3 SWDTP studentship, progression from the MRes to the MPhil or PhD stage is dependent on an acceptable level of achievement.

Which department am I in?

Psychology

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£21,400.00 (US$ 25,815) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

30 June 2023

Start date

2 October 2023

Venue

University of Bath

Claverton Down,

Bath,

Bath And North East Somerset,

BA2 7AY, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have at least three years of full-time, post-graduation work experience with evidence of career progression; 2:1 or above undergraduate degree or international equivalent. English language requirement: You will need an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of at least 6.5 overall. Your scores for reading, writing, listening and speaking must be at least 6.0.

For international students

You should have a bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent, typically a 2:1 or above. To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree in psychology or related discipline. IELTS: 6.5 overall with no less than 6.0 in all components. The Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic): 62 with no less than 59 in any element. TOEFL IBT: 90 overall with a minimum 21 in all 4 components.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Bath

The University of Bath offers its students a world-class education, with excellent facilities in an idyllic location.

  • Ranked 7th in Guardian University Guide 2023
  • Based in Bath, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • 30 percent of its student population is international
  • Offers four sets of scholarships to international students

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