The MSc Psychology* covers all of the key sub disciplines of psychology, and provides extensive training in research skills related to psychology.
This programme will provide you with a broad overview of the subject, promoting critical appraisal in relation to psychological models, theories and methodologies.
You will conduct practical research exercises and will produce a substantial research-based dissertation in an area of psychology of your choice.
This course will be accredited by the British Psychological Society and therefore confers Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC).**
*This programme is subject to validation which means the content of the programme may differ from the current offering, post final validation
**Subject to accreditation
Why should I choose this programme?
The programme is designed to deliver a thorough grounding of all core areas of psychology, ensuring that successful graduates are able to pursue their chosen field of psychology upon completion.
It is likely that you will want or need the GBC in order to pursue your chosen career within psychology or you have decided to change careers into psychology.
Key components of the programme include:
- Social, cognitive, developmental, bio-evolutionary and cultural psychology with comprehensive research methods modules
- Components include lectures, seminars and independent learning
Key skills, aims and objectives
- Gain thorough grounding in required areas of psychology
- Learn the skills needed to work and research effectively and independently
- Gain a clear understanding of social and cultural factors relevant to psychology
- Gain the ability to critically evaluate evidence, published literature and the ability to communicate this to others in a variety of formats
- This programme can be completed in 1 year and includes a strong emphasis on cultural factors and a thorough grounding in research methods
A BPS recognised qualification is essential for anyone wishing to pursue a career or further study in clinical or actively applied psychology.
Psychology as a subject is popular with employers across a range of areas from marketing through to civil service.