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Want to gain a greater insight into psychological research methods? Then you’ll want to take part in our postgraduate programme! You’ll develop a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of a broad range of topics and techniques in psychological research methods. We cover a mix of traditional and non-traditional research methods, equipping prospective academics and practitioners alike for future challenges.

Study Details:

MSc: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Module Details:

Year One

Compulsory modules

  • Research Skills and Methods
  • Professional Values and Ethics
  • Dissertation
  • Advanced Statistics
  • Historical and Philosophical Issues in Psychology
  • Implementing Psychological Research Techniques

Optional modules (subject to availability and demand)

  • Settings in Forensic Psychology
  • Forensic psychology, Offending Behaviour and the Criminal Justice System
  • Working with Specialist Populations in Forensic Psychology Settings
  • Qualitative Research Methodologies and Techniques
  • Theories of Contemporary Society
  • Contemporary Criminology
  • Critical perspectives in Safeguarding and Child Protection
  • Rhetoric and Reality of Child and Adolescent Development
  • Cultural and Sociological Aspects of Child and Adolescent Well Being
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health: Theories and Interventions
  • Interpersonal Violence and Abuse Studies
  • Psychology of Violent Behaviour
  • Critical Perspectives in Safeguarding Adults
  • Independent Study

Fees

https://www.cumbria.ac.uk/study/student-finance/postgraduate/

Entry Requirements

1st or 2nd class honours degree.

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