Postgraduate ( full-time, part-time)
January 2017, September 2016
Full-time - January start, 15 months. September start, 12 months.
Part-time - September start, 28 months.
Part-time teaching times: Trimester 1: Fridays 10am-12pm; Trimester 2: Fridays 1pm-4pm
(Teaching would extend to Fridays 1pm-6pm in Trimester 2, if required)
Develop the advanced technical expertise you need for a successful career in a range of professions. You’ll explore the many branches of psychological research, from neuroscience to consumer behaviour.
By the time you graduate you’ll have a deep understanding of psychology research, its methods, technologies and current knowledge. As well as being perfect for you if you’re aiming for a career in research, our course is ideal for careers in clinical, forensic, health, sport and occupational psychology, as well as government, business and marketing.
There are advanced modules dedicated to qualitative and quantitative research, both of which are based on the guidelines published by the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC).
You’ll have opportunities to train in specialist experimental methods, computer programming, psychological or clinical practice and other professional areas.
You’ll attend many practical workshops and enjoy full access to our extensive research facilities and equipment, as well as the guidance of world-renowned experts during your dissertation project.
The course is run smoothly, is perfectly organised and best of all, it's flexible and tailored to our needs
Whatever your plans you’ll emerge from this course with highly transferrable lifelong skills.
75% of our Graduates are taking PhDs or DClins or are working as research assistants. Others are working in fields such as market or audience research, clinical psychology and government. You’re also in the perfect position to continue your academic career and move up to our Psychology PhD.
You’ll be assessed in a variety of ways including essays, portfolios, presentations, debates, data analysis tasks and your dissertation.
The Faculty of Science & Technology is one of the largest of five faculties at Anglia Ruskin University. Whether you choose to study with us full- or part-time, on campus or at a distance, there’s an option whatever your level – from a foundation degree, to a BSc, MSc, PhD or professional doctorate.
Whichever course you pick, you’ll gain the theory and practical skills needed to progress with confidence. Join us and you could find yourself learning in the very latest laboratories or on field trips or work placements with well-known and respected companies. You may even have the opportunity to study abroad.
Everything we do in the faculty has a singular purpose: to provide a world-class environment to create, share and advance knowledge in science and technology fields. This is key to all of our futures.
The part-time course fee assumes that you're studying at half the rate of a full-time student (50% intensity). Course fees will be different if you study over a longer period. All fees are for guidance purposes only.
You won't need to pay fees until you've accepted an offer to attend, but you must pay your fees up-front, in full or in instalments.How to pay your fees directly
You must pay your fees up-front, in full or in instalments. You will also be asked for a deposit or sponsorship letter/financial guarantee. Details will be in your offer letter.Paying your fees
It’s important to decide how to fund your course before applying. Use our funding guide for postgraduate students to learn more about the following:
We've a number of scholarships, as well as some fee discounts for early payment.
Important additional notes
Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements. Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this course, please email email@example.com for further information.
Entry requirements are for September 2016 and January 2017 entry. Entry requirements for other intakes may differ.
If English is not your first language, you'll need to make sure you meet our English language requirements for postgraduate courses.
We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.
If you don't meet our English language requirements, we offer a range of courses which could help you achieve the level required for entry.
Read this institution's report