About This Course
The Psychology MSc course has been developed for those interested in developing their knowledge and ability in Psychology in general. It will also be the course that might be a good option for individuals who would like to develop their professional and academic skills, but do not intend to pursue a research career in psychology.
The course overlaps with the MSc in Psychological Research, but instead of emphasising research skills, this proposed programme will empower students with a range of professional skills. These skills are valuable, and highly sought after, in a range of different careers. The programme will also allow students to tailor their degree according to their interests, taking modules from our wide-range of world-class specialist modules.
In general, we aim to provide a high quality teaching and learning environment through the use of the latest teaching tools, team- taught courses, and closely mentored research with experts in clinical psychology.
Students wishing to can exit the programme after achieving either a PG Certificate or PG Diploma if they don’t wish to undertake the full MSc.
Additional Course Costs:
Additional costs may also be charged as follows: Enhanced DBS check (approx. £65).
What will you study on this course?
This course consists of taught and research components that run concurrently.
The curriculum is designed to extend your current knowledge of psychology and develop your professional skills. Teaching occurs via lectures, colloquium presentations, and seminar-style work with your thesis supervisor. Courses are guided by academic staff in their areas of expertise. Assessment methods include written exams, essays, blogs, oral presentations and a research thesis.
Modules for the current academic year
Module listings are for guide purposes only and are subject to change. Find out what our students are currently studying on the Psychology Modules page.
Course content is for guidance purposes only and may be subject to change.
Applicants should normally have a BPS-accredited first degree or a conversion degree in Psychology, usually with a 2(ii) or equivalent. In exceptional circumstances, a degree class lower than 2(ii), or a non-graduate qualification or relevant work experience may be deemed to be at a satisfactory standard for the purpose of postgraduate admission. IELTS 6.0 (no element below 5.5).