Psychological Research Methods (Psychology of Faces)

Psychological Research Methods (Psychology of Faces)

Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: April 30
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £18,950
Domestic tuition: £8,500

Program overview

The University of Stirling has a long history of expertise in the diverse aspects of face research. This course will help you increase your understanding of psychological research methods and allow you to focus the majority of your efforts in face research. The internationally renowned team of experts studies almost all aspects of face perception, including: low-level visual processing adaptation gaze perception social perception, such as mate preference and attractiveness mechanisms of recognition forensic aspects such as unfamiliar face matching and eye-witness recovery of memories for faces. You’ll become part of this vibrant research community as you study the key research methods related to face research and will put your learning into practice during a month-long placement. You’ll be based in a dedicated MSc office, or within an appropriate research group, and allocated a peer mentor. An academic supervisor in psychology will support and guide your development including the research dissertation project. We’re here to encourage you to make the transition to become a fully independent research scientist.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

A minimum of a second class honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 in each skill; Pearson Test of English (Academic) 54 overall with a minimum of 51 in each sub-skill; IBT TOEFL 78 overall with a minimum of 17 in listening, 18 in reading, 20 in speaking and 17 in writing.

Career opportunities

This course provides advanced training for a career involving face research. It is intended primarily for students who already have a degree in Psychology, or a similar discipline, and who plan to do a PhD in this field. Students who complete this MSc may also be eligible to apply for an ESRC 1+3 studentship.

Campus location

Stirling , United Kingdom

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