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Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07

Course Overview

A major component of the MRes is the Research Module. For this, students complete their own research project supervised by a member of staff who is an expert in the relevant field.  They also attend departmental seminars, present their research at a postgraduate psychologia and take part in journal clubs.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 90 credits (45 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Dr Soren Andersen

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

This course comprises the student-led research project that forms a major part of the MRes in Psychology. This involves close work with a supervisory team. Each project is distinct and is dependent on the work being pursued by research groups within the department at the time.

In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Poster (10%) Literature review (10%) Oral presentation of work (10%) Viva (10%) Thesis (60%)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.



Course Learning Outcomes


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