Research Methods in Psychology MSc/PGDip/PGCert

  • Programme duration: Full-time: 12 months  
  • Programme start: September 2020
  • Entry requirements: You will need a good first degree in psychology or related subject (minimum 2:1 with equivalent marks in modules focused on methods and statistics), or extensive research experience
Research Methods in Psychology msc

Entry requirements

To qualify for this programme you should have:-

  • A good first degree in psychology or related subject (minimum 2.1.; with equivalent marks in modules focused on methods and statistics), or extensive research experience
  • Ideally some experience of working on research projects (eg, as a research assistant) or in a role that draws on research skills
  • A good understanding of research methods and inferential statistics
  • Reasonable IT skills (knowledge of SPSS would be advantageous).

International qualifications

Applications from international students are welcome. International qualifications will be evaluated in line with the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) guidelines.

English language qualifications

All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language and are required to provide evidence of this. Qualifications accepted by the University can be found on our International webpages. Please see www.liv.ac.uk/international for English Language requirements specific to your country.

If you require additional English Language training during your study, the University is able to provide tuition and arrange IELTS tests through its English Language Centre, details of which are available at www.liverpool.ac.uk/english-language-centre.

IELTS7.5 (with no band lower than 7.0)
TOEFL iBT90 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: Listening and Writing 21, Reading – 22, Speaking 23.
International BaccalaureateStandard Level 5
Hong Kong use of English AS levelC
INDIA Standard XII70% or above from Central and Metro State Boards
WAECC4-6

Please be advised that TOEFL is no longer classified by UK Visas and Immigration as a Secure English Language Test (SELT). However, at the current time the university is continuing to accept TOEFL, at the required level, for entry on to Undergraduate and Postgraduate academic programmes.