Advanced Psychological Research


1 week

Day and time:

Mon-Fri, 10am-5pm

Next course: Date to be confirmed

Course overview

Department Psychology

Goldsmiths, University of London

Providing you with a wide range of skills necessary for conducting international quality psychological research.

I liked the course very much...And what I like the most is a lot of practise...Overall, I think that this course is a great opportunity to develop the skills which will be really helpful not only at work but also in every-day life.

Psychology student, Russia

I really enjoyed the courses, not only because all the things I have learnt, but also because they have been very inspirational and motivating.

MSc Student, UK

This unique interactive five day course is taught in small groups by psychologists conducting cutting-edge research.

This course provides ample opportunity for you to individualise the programme for your needs. The course covers international research standards, including those for high quality publications; current research methodologies and their suitability for addressing different research questions; different aspects of research processes; advice and guidance on specific research questions (as requested by students during the course; an opportunity to get involved in specific research projects (depending on your interests).

You will receive hands-on research experience and supervision from leading interdisciplinary researches. The course provides opportunities to practice with topics of your specific interest.

Of the thousands of degree-granting Universities, Goldsmiths Psychology Department is in the World Top 100 in the QS ranking for academic reputation. Papers by our academics are highly cited, we hold 55th place of the Worlds' psychology departments for the number of citations published per paper.

This course will cover the following:

Current Issues in Psychology

This module introduces you to the current issues in psychological research, focusing on interdisciplinary approaches to studying human cognition, motivation, achievement, and behaviour. The sessions will include lectures from expert researchers as well as practical seminars.

Research Methods

This module is designed to introduce you to advanced research methods, including design and analysis issues. The sessions will be in the form of seminars and practical workshops.

Data Analysis and Interpretation

This module will develop practical skills of data analysis and interepretation.

Ethical Standards and Approval Procedures

Taught by experts in research ethics approval procedures, this module will introduce students to international ethical standards of conducting research and will develop their practical skills of seeking and gaining ethical approval. 

Student-tailored Research Experience

Students will have an opportunity to gain research experience as part of InLab's projects. In addition, students will be able to design and pilot their own studies under the supervision of expert researchers.

How to Apply

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All enquiries can be sent to Teemu Toivainen at (020 7078 5468)


Cancellations up to 14 days before the course start date will incur a 20% cancellation fee. For later cancellations, or non-attendance, the full course fee will be charged.


  • 10% if you are taking two courses in consecutive weeks
  • 20% UK students
  • 25% UK Law Students Association (UKLSA) Members (those at pre-qualifying stage)
  • 10% Early career solicitors/attorneys, up to 5 years post qualifying
  • If five people register from the same institution for the same intake, the fifth place is free
  • Goldsmiths students, staff and alumni - email us for current discounts

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