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Department of Psychology, Programme Catalogue 2020/21


THXX-APM07: MRes Psychology

Leading to the award of MASTER OF RESEARCH IN PSYCHOLOGY

Mode of attendance: Part-time

Maximum programme duration: 2 years

[Page last updated: 11 August 2020]


Follow this link for further information on the NFAAR NFAAR-PGT assessment regulations:
  • This programme has the following designated alternative programmes (DAPs):
  • Assessment Regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Programme progression requirement: not applicable
  • Taught credits: 60; Dissertation/Project credits: 30


Academic Year: Taught Units

Designated Essential Units Click here for further information:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
XX50236 Research apprenticeship project 18 credits       [equivalent to 36 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Taught Units

Designated Essential Units Click here for further information:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
XX50134 Quantitative methods 1: introduction to quantitative methods 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
XX50136 Qualitative methods 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
XX50170 Principles & skills of social research 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select 1 unit from the following list:
Further information on DoS approved options Director of Studies approved option allowed: students may be permitted to take a Director of Studies approved option as an alternative to one of the units from this list
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PS40176 Advanced cognitive psychology 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS40179 Advanced social psychology 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Taught Units

Designated Essential Units Click here for further information:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
XX50138 Qualitative methods 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select 2 units from the following list:
Further information on DoS approved options Director of Studies approved option allowed: students may be permitted to take a Director of Studies approved option as an alternative to one of the units from this list
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
XX50135 Quantitative methods 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS40178 Professional skills 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Dissertation Period: Project/Dissertation Units

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
XX50140 MRes dissertation 30 credits       [equivalent to 60 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
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