Experimental Psychology with Data Science at University of Manchester - UCAS

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Course summary

Our MRes Experimental Psychology with Data Science course will prepare you for a successful research career in experimental psychology, cognitive neuroscience and data science. You will undertake a year-long research project, supported by taught units for comprehensive research skills training. The major advantage of this course is that you will put the acquired research skills into practice by working with experts in the field for the entire year. Our supervisors have a wide range of expertise and we will ensure your research project is always tailored towards your research interest. View a list of project examples (PDF, 390KB). Through the taught units, you will receive a strong grounding in the theoretical understanding and practical experience of key research paradigms, research designs and statistical techniques used in experimental psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and data science. You will also develop transferable skills training for careers outside academia, including science communication, and patient, public and business engagement. We have a long tradition of producing internationally renowned research and high-quality research training. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework audit (Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience), we were ranked 7th for output and 8th overall in the UK by research power and were rated 100% world-leading in research environment. Our MRes course is endorsed by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and constitutes the first year of ESRC 1+3 postgraduate PhD studentships awarded through the ESRC Northwest Doctoral Training College for full-time, part-time and CASE students.

Entry requirements

We require an honours degree (minimum Upper Second) or overseas equivalent in psychology, including competent research methods knowledge and evidence of a research project/dissertation. A degree in which psychology forms a major component may be acceptable.

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Experimental Psychology with Data Science at University of Manchester - UCAS