The MSc, or Master of Science, is an internationally recognized academic degree that indicates proficiency and knowledge of a given topic or field. Most MSc programs take about four years to finish, after which some join the workforce while others continue on in the classroom.
In applied psychology studies, students can learn about the practical application of psychological methods for the improvement of the well-being and mental health of people throughout the different developmental phases.
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The programme aims to provide an intellectual setting within which students can both develop a fuller appreciation of substantive areas of applied psychology and improve their practical and analytical skills. [+]
The programme aims to provide an intellectual setting within which students can both develop a fuller appreciation of substantive areas of applied psychology and improve their practical and analytical skills. The programme aims to provide a learning environment within which the successful student will:Gain knowledge and understanding of key areas of Applied Psychology (e.g. Education, Health, Neuropsychology, Counselling, Business and Psychotherapy) Develop core practical/research skills broadly relevant across a number of areas within Applied Psychology Gain knowledge and critical understanding of the various research techniques and statistical methods that may be viewed as appropriate to a postgraduate level training in psychology Gain experience developing practical research, analytical and reporting skills working either as a member of a team or individually. Make an appropriate contribution to research within an area of Applied Psychology (applies to those completing the MSc). ... [-]