Master of Science in Emotion Psychology

Mid Sweden University

Program Description

Master of Science in Emotion Psychology

Mid Sweden University

The Master program will give you a widening and deepening understanding of emotion psychology, as a discipline and as research area. The selection of courses is consistent with the research and base of knowledge available at the department of Psychology at Mid Sweden University, with application also in other areas.

The program consists of three parts: theoretical foundation, application, and an independent scientific work (Master thesis). The first year consists of advanced courses in emotion psychology and research methods. The third semester consists of for applied courses of choice. Eligible courses are specified in the syllabus, and the choice of courses provided in the program is based on the students’ areas of interest. The applied courses will lay foundation for the master theses (30 cc, finalized during the fourth semester).

For greater flexibility

The program is available as a distance learning program with two compulsory meetings each semester (at the campus in Östersund), and it is also possible to study by full-time or part time studies. During the second semester (the first year), you also have the possibility to write a thesis (15 cc) to complete a one-year Master. As as student you can choose either 2 year full-time studies or 4 years part-time studies.



Each semester there are two mandatory meetings at the campus in Östersund, Sweden.

As there is mandatory web-seminar via Adobe Connect (or equivalent), you need a headset, a webcam and a well-functioning internet connection.

Entry requirements

Bachelor (180 hp) in psychology, with a degree thesis/independent work of 15 credits, or equivalent. In cases where the applicant lacks bachelor's degree in psychology, an individual assessment will be conducted. English B/English 6 from Swedish gymnasium or the equivalent.

Title of qualification

Degree of Master of Arts/Science (120 credits). Masterexamen med huvudområdet psykologi translated into Degree of Master of Science (120 credits) with a major in Psychology.

Price info available Please notice that European citizen are exempted from paying fees.

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Last updated July 19, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Online
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
2 years
Full time
Jan. 15, 2017
Start date Sept. 2017
Sweden Ă–stersund
Application deadline Jan. 15, 2017
End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price -