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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 Full Year Credit Points 90 credits (45 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
  • Dr Joost Rommers

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme

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.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

10% Literature Review

10% Psycholoquia

10% Poster

70% Thesis


Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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