City University London

Course Introduction

This course provides training in psychological research methods, including research design, statistical methods, and relevant software, but also offers a range of supplementary options from several other psychology Masters programmes.

Course Modules

Modules include: Behavioural research methods: design and analysis; applied econometrics and psychological research methods; research methods and programming; statistical models; research design and analysis: intra'subject approaches; preliminary research proposal. Optional modules include: Fundamentals of cognitive science; psychological processes: individual and social; research in action; lifespan, gender and culture; behavioural medicine; principles of neuroscience: brain anatomy, techniques and paradigms; developmental cognitive neuroscience; fundamental processes in cognitive neuroscience and neuropsychology 1; social cognition and the social brain; research, design and analysis; coaching and research in organisations; epidemiology.

Course Additional Entry

A 1st or upper 2nd'Class Honours degree with psychology or a related discipline as a main field of study or a 1st degree from the Council for National Academic Awards (CNAA); or a 1st degree from an overseas institution recognised by City University London as providing adequate evidence of proficiency in the English language, for example, from institutions in Australia, Canada or the USA. Applications are also welcome from those with experience of working in a relevant area. Equivalent qualifications from an overseas university will be considered.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £14,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £7,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,500  Academic year. First year home fees