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Psychology Research and Study Skill Workshops

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Course information

Why do this course?

These practical workshops are aimed at students who are considering a postgraduate course in psychology, especially those who come from different educational backgrounds or are returning to higher education.

Course description

The workshops will introduce you to how to research and write up projects in psychology at a postgraduate level.

The course comprises interactive workshops and is run over two days as follows:

  • Day 1: Study skills for psychology postgraduate students
  • Day 2: Research skills for psychology postgraduate students

You can choose to book for one or two days.

What will you take away?

Skills you will gain:

  • The first workshop will introduce you to researching topics and will focus on how to improve your critical thinking and writing in psychology.
  • The second day of the workshop will focus on research skills in psychology and will advance your understanding of experimental and non-experimental research in psychology, how to analyse data in psychology as well as introduce you to SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences).


Undergraduate degree in a psychology-related discipline.

Course tutor

Dr Jo Van Herwegen 

Booking information

Dates for open courses currently available will be listed in the table at the top of this page with a "Book now" link that will direct you to our payment website. If no dates are shown and you would like to register your interest for future dates for this course please contact us.

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The standard course fee is indicated at the top of this page. If a course has any discounted fees available (eg for early-bird booking, alumni or students) these will be clearly outlined on the booking website.

As an educational institution fees for our open short courses do not attract VAT.


Directions to Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE:


Contact us

Dr Jo Van Herwegen
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 2803
Email us

Contact us

Dr Jo Van Herwegen
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 2803
Email us

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