Research Methods in PsychologyCity Centre Campus
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Rank: 33 (TCUG)
Location: City Centre Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/11/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £19950
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OverviewThis one-year full-time programme will give you the psychological knowledge and research skills needed to pursue doctoral level studies in psychology and to enhance your psychology career.Academic staff within the School of Psychology, together with occasional visiting speakers, teach a valuable set of modules in practical research skills such as project management, quantitative and qualitative research, and statistics.There's also a major, supervised empirical study component and a research dissertation to submit.Why School of Psychology?Breadth and choiceReflecting our main research strengths, we offer two one-year, full-time, taught Masters (MSc) programmes in:Investigative and Forensic PsychologyResearch Methods in Psychology.For details of all MRes/MPhil/PhD and MD opportunities in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, see the Research course list.Professionally recognisedThe Investigative and Forensic Psychology course is recognised by the Division of Forensic Psychology (DFP, British Psychological Society) and counts towards Chartered Forensic Status.Innovative researchAs home to the Centre for Investigative Psychology, we continue to stretch the boundaries of psychological inquiry with innovative research activity.We've highly active, internationally renowned research groups and, in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (2008), 80% of our research activity was rated as of international standard.Our partnersOur partners include local hospitals and schools, the Regional Neurological and Neurosurgical NHS Trust, Prison Psychology departments, national and international Police Forces and associated Law Enforcement Agencies. There are also close links with other University departments in the Faculty of Science and Engineering, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences; in particular, Clinical Psychology, Neuroscience, and Human Anatomy. Numerous collaborations exist between members of staff and their colleagues in other academic institutions both nationally and internationally.
At least a 2.1 Honours degree in psychology, or related subject, or extensive research experience. All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language, qualifications accepted include GCSE English; A-level English language; IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component); TOEFL iBT 88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: listening and writing 21, reading 22, speaking 23.
IELTS: 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0)
Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Liverpool.
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The International Support Team is on hand to help students travelling to Liverpool from outside the UK. They can help with matters such as visas and immigration advice, organising Welcome Week and its relevant details as well as presentations and workshops to help integrate with the new community. Further practical advice comes from living and working in the area as well as financial assistance and even improving English, if this isnâ€™t a studentâ€™s first language. The Guild of Students is responsible for arranging the 190 clubs and societies available to students outside the classroom. These cover areas such as volunteering, the arts and sports. There are also plenty of opportunities to try something new and experiment with something different as well as practical, hands on societies to try a practical activity. Sports are very important at the university and many of its teams are in the higher tier of university sports. Sport Liverpool is the current heading of the sports clubs and groups and cover nearly 50 different types from cricket and football to windsurfing and lacrosse. Most compete for both men and women. There are also support services available to students as well as student health assistance and plenty of learning resources to assist with studies.