This programme focusses on a topic of your choice through an independent research project. It is specifically designed to enable you to develop your research skills and to undertake independent research while at the same time, broadening your knowledge and understanding in an area of psychology that excites you.
You will learn how to research the literature and to plan and manage a research project. The skills and attributes you gain in critical thinking, project management and report writing will help you to achieve your career potential.
The programme also provides an excellent springboard for students wishing to continue their studies through to PhD level.
Areas of Research
The Psychology Department has three research groups: Well-being & Community Psychology, Organisational & Work Psychology, and Cognitive & Experimental Psychology. This broad range of expertise means we can help you study the following areas: