Glyndwr University

MRes Psychology

The MRes Psychology has been designed to offer graduates of psychology the opportunity to further their study within a research context. Students will be allowed to further develop their research skills, and ability to collect information and data, to embark on a piece of research of their choice. The MRes Psychology allows students to choose an area of psychological enquiry that is of specific interest to them that they wish to study in some depth. The programme has been designed for those students who wish to progress onto a career in academia and research.

Why choose this course?

This course offers psychology graduates an exciting opportunity to develop their critical understanding of research and research skills, whilst studying a chosen area of interest. Supported by a research supervisor, you will be able to design and undertake a research project around a psychological topic that sparks your interest.

  • The programme is predominantly self-directed, allowing students to research their chosen area in depth. Students will also undertake two taught modules over the academic year, attending weekly lectures, seminars, and workshops aimed to support their knowledge of the principles and application of research methods.
  • You will be able to develop expertise in an area of psychological enquiry and be encouraged to share your knowledge with the wider research and academic community.
  • This programme would be ideal for anyone who may wish to progress onto an MPhil or PhD in psychology in the future, as it offers you learning experiences to prepare you for ongoing study and academic progression.

Entry Requirements

  • An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in a relevant subject
  • IELTS 6.5 (with no individual skill score below 6.0) 2 years before the course start date.
  • AS / A Level English Language and/or Literature Grade C

Career Prospects

This course would be ideal for those who wish to progress onto an MPhil or Ph.D. in the future and wish to progress onto a career in academia.

Career opportunities after completing MRes Psychology

  • sychologist.
  • Psychotherapist.
  • Social worker.
  • Counselor.
  • Educational psychologist.
  • Human resource manager.
  • Teacher.
  • Research roles.


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