Description

This course is primarily aimed at recipients of Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarships KESS Funding where students focus on field research in partnership with an external company. This course can also consider self-funded applicants who are already in possession of a masters level qualification (or practical work-based experience) and who have a suitable background in research methods. You may have a specific research aim in mind and will be ready to carry out independent research leading to PhD level study or be seeking a stand-alone research based qualification suitable for a career in research with transferable skills for graduate employment.

Study Details:

MRes/PgCert: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Module Details:

Compulsory Modules
Semester 1
    + PHB-4000 – Research Project (120) [Core]
Semester 2
    + PHB-4000 – Research Project
    + PRP-4014 – Advanced Research Methods (20) [Core]
Optional Modules
40 credits from:
    + PPP-4002 – Intro to EEG/ERP (20)
    + PPP-4003 – Clinical Neuropsychology II (20)
    + PPP-4004 – Bio Bases of Neuro Disorders (20)
    + PPP-4005 – Methods in Cog & Brain Res (20)
    + PPP-4008 – Bilingualism: Res & Methods (20)
    + PPP-4010 – Clinical Neuropsychology I (20)
    + PPP-4012 – Practical Programming (20)
    + PPP-4013 – Theoretical Models in Clin Psy (20)
    + PPP-4014 – Top in Child Health and Wellbe (20)
    + PRP-4015 – Research Methods Skills (20)
    + PPP-4017 – Nudges and Behaviour Change (20)
    + PPP-4018 – The Psychology of Language (20)
    + PPP-4019 – Psychology Disciplinary Elop* (20)
    + PPP-4020 – Global Early Childhood (20)
    + PPP-4021 – Intro Neuroimaging Analysis (10)
    + PPP-4022 – Introduction to Neuroimaging (10)
    + PPP-4023 – Adv. Neuroimaging Concepts (10)
PPP4021, PPP4022, PPP4023 If you are interested in studying any of these modules you must select two of them due to their credit weighting. Students can either select PPP-4021 & PPP-4022 or PPP-4022 & PPP-4023. You also have the option to select 20 credits from another school

Student Destinations

The course is primarily designed for students who wish to pursue a career in academic research or who wish to deepen their expertise and professional understanding in a particular discipline.

Fees

https://www.bangor.ac.uk/ar/main/fees/index---php.en

Entry Requirements

KESS Funded Students

You must have a single or joint honours degree in Psychology or a related discipline, with a minimum degree class of 2(i). You are strongly advised to make contact with a potential supervisor to discuss your application prior to submission

Self-Funded Students

You must have a single or joint honours degree in Psychology or a related discipline, with a minimum degree class of 2(i) and extensive research experience e.g. Masters degree, extensive practical research experience etc. You are strongly advised to make contact with a potential supervisor to discuss your application prior to submission.

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