Postgraduates Resources

Moodle Courses (scroll down for pre Moodle resources)

Postgraduate Resources 2011-2012

Please note that from Semester 1 2011-2012 all Psychology coursework should be posted into the labelled coursework pigeon hole in the Life Sciences Student Centre on the first floor of the Sinclair building by 1pm on the day of the deadline.


MRes Developmental Psychology
MRes/DipRes in Psychology
MSc Psychology
MSc/PGDip in Cognitive Neuroscience
MSc/PGDip/PGCert in Child Development and Learning
P24101 Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience
P24102 Research Methods in Cognitive Neuroscience
P24104 Project Design and Methodology
P24105 Neuroscience
P24106 Computational Models of Cognitive Processes
P24107 Statistical Theory and Methods
P24108 Social Psychology
P24109 Theory and Research Methods in Psychology II
P24110 Research Design Skills
P24111 Experimental Method and Statistics for Psychology
P24112 Understanding Developmental Disorders
P24114 Intelligence and Individual Differences
P24115 Research Methods in Developmental Psychology
P24119 Cognitive and Social Aspects of Development
P24120 Topics in Child Development and Learning
P24197/98/99/18 Dissertation/Thesis

Local Resources

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
by masters students at the end of their course

Mitigating Circumstances Form and Guidance
The MCR form replaces the Psychology extension request form. Module leaders can only give extensions of up to one week.

MSc Study Skills Guide
Jim Barnes (2006)

Research Seminars

Secure Resources

APA Style
How to reference

Assessment Criteria for Marking Masters' Coursework

Assessment Skills in Psychology
Handbook with notes on how to write essays, present practical reports, etc.

Coursework Submissions and Penalties
Information about coursework penalties for length, deadlines, research ethics, submission requirements and plagiarism.

Induction: MRes Developmental Psychology and MSc Child Development & Learning

Masters Grading Scale for Coursework Feedback
Last updated October, 2008

Opportunities for students to undertake voluntary work
Mostly clinical psychology

Qualifying Certificate in Psychology
Induction 24 January 2008


Clearing House for Postgraduate Courses in Clinical Psychology

Economic and Social Research Council.

Hobson's Casebooks: MBA
International MBA Search.

Hobson's Postgrad
Guide to postgraduate study opportunities in the United Kingdom.

Oxford Brookes Psychology Masters
Yahoo! group for current masters students and alumni.

A discussion list supporting the research of postgrad psychologists.

Psychology Postgraduate Affairs Group (PsyPAG)
Resources include an annual conference, a quarterly publication, bursaries to help fund conference attendance, and much more.

Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education.

Search for details of research projects which have been granted awards by the ESRC.

The Fulbright Commission
Information for those wishing to study in the USA.

The National Postgrad Committee
Homepage for the representative body for postgraduates in the UK.

The Times Higher Education Supplement.

UK Research Councils
Joint home page of the UK Research Councils.