MSc in Psychology

Lund University

Program Description

MSc in Psychology

Lund University

Programme overview

The Programme comprises a total of 120 higher education credits, including a Master's thesis of 30 credits. The first semester begins with the two Courses Theory and Practice of Science in Psychology and Advanced Scientific Methods in Psychology, where students learn to advance their academic thinking and deepen their understanding of how knowledge is acquired and represented within Psychology. These courses provide the students with the methodological skills required for independent research.

The second semester the students can choose between courses in Developmental and Personality Psychology or Social Psychology. The courses increase the students' understanding and knowledge of Psychology through deepening their comprehension of theories and current research.

The third semester the students can choose between courses in Cognition and Neuro Psychology or Work- and Organisational Psychology. The courses increase the students' understanding and knowledge of Psychology through deepening their comprehension of theories and current research . Semester two or three can be replaced with elective Courses.

During the fourth and last semester students complete the programme by writing a thesis, which provides the students with the opportunity to demonstrate and enhance their understanding of theories and empirical research methods. Note that the programme is not leading to a licence as a Clinical Psychologist. When applying for this programme, you must submit a Statement of Purpose in your application package.

Career prospects

A Master’s degree in psychology is an excellent foundation for further research within the different fields of psychology. Other common career options are within the areas of qualified investigative work, HR or health. You could also work with organisational issues, change management, communication and rehabilitation or be self-employed


Read more about this programme on www.lunduniversity.lu.se/Psychology

Why Lund University?

Founded in 1666, Lund University is one of northern Europe’s oldest, broadest and finest universities. Ranked 70th in the QS World University Ranking 2015, the University is the #1 choice for international students coming to Sweden – one of the world's most innovative, creative and democratic countries.

If you want a truly global classroom experience where you can start your international network, Lund University is a great option to consider. Experience a different way of learning in a country ranked as the second best in the world at providing higher education. Group work and informal teacher-student relationships facilitate an in-depth level of learning.

The University is located in Lund - a charming and compact university city in southern Sweden, only 35 minutes from Copenhagen. The city is famous for its vibrant student life and is home to many world-leading research facilities and international companies.

Learn more at www.lunduniversity.lu.se

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Last updated May 26, 2016
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