MSc Program in Psychology in United Kingdom

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Psychology

An MSc, or Master of Science, is an academic distinction bestowed upon those who effectively complete a predetermined set of coursework in what is often a science-based discipline. The MSc often enhances career opportunities as well as earning potential.

Psychology is a diverse field that involves knowledge of human behavior and the mind. Research psychology conducts experiments to better understand personality and social behavior. Applied psychology uses the results of research to solve social problems.

Top MSc Degrees in Psychology in United Kingdom 2019

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MSc in Psychology

University of South Wales Online Programmes through UNICAF
Online Campus Full time Part time 18 - 24 months September 2019 United Kingdom London + 2 more

This unique course encourages sophisticated critical appraisal of current key debates in applied psychology. By completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate critical evaluation of Psychology’s contribution to human performance and well-being in different applied contexts and also develop advanced research skills in applied psychology. [+]

MSc Psychology

This unique course encourages sophisticated critical appraisal of current key debates in applied psychology. By completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate critical evaluation of Psychology’s contribution to human performance and well-being in different applied contexts and also develop advanced research skills in applied psychology.

This course applies to a broad range of sectors and is designed for anyone wishing to understand more about the underpinning psychological research and mechanisms for employees, organisations and business practices.

Learning Outcomes Sophisticated critical awareness of key theories and methods in applied psychology, Deep critical understanding of how Psychology can be applied in real-world contexts. Advanced knowledge of research methods and statistics in applied psychology. Ability to appraise the efficacy of different interventions to promote psychological well-being and performance. Comparison, evaluation and application of theoretical perspectives in applied psychology. Generation of hypotheses and research questions. Translation of theory into professional practice and applied research. Application of psychological research methods to a novel research topic. Planning and execution of an original piece of research. Ability to identify and address ethical and professional issues in applied psychology. Sensitivity to contextual and interpersonal factors. Demonstrating an independent and flexible approach to learning. Fees ... [-]

MSc in Organizational Psychology

Unicaf University (MW)
Online Campus Full time Part time 18 - 24 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom London + 2 more

Psychology and human behavior at the workplace is becoming increasingly important for any organization. This Master’s degree is suitable, among others, for working professionals in big organizations and for all those who want to understand how human interaction affects the working environment. [+]

Psychology and human behavior at the workplace is becoming increasingly important for any organization. This Master’s degree is suitable, among others, for working professionals in big organizations and for all those who want to understand how human interaction affects the working environment.

The MSc in Organizational Psychology provides students with the necessary psychological concepts and theories while aiming at developing a number of key skills such as evaluative, research, interpersonal and analytical skills. Psychology theories are taught on how to be applied at work and thus learn how to understand the human resources of the organization.

Duration

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MSc Psychology (BPS)

Arden University
Online Full time Part time 18 - 60 months April 2019 United Kingdom Coventry + 1 more

Our online MSc in Psychology will equip you with the knowledge and understanding of core areas of psychology and will prepare you to make ethical and evidence-based decisions in the field. [+]

Are you determined to pursue a professional career in psychology but don’t have an undergraduate degree in the subject? Our online MSc in Psychology will equip you with the knowledge and understanding of core areas of psychology and will prepare you to make ethical and evidence-based decisions in the field.

Course Requirements

A bachelor's degree or diploma equivalent to a UK honours degree at a minimum of second class (2.2). If you are not an English native speaker, you will be required to provide us with a proof of English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above

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MSc Occupational Psychology

Sheffield University Management School
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 United Kingdom Sheffield

Developing skills for a career in enhancing organisational and personal effectiveness, our renowned MSc in Occupational Psychology not only equips you with the practical skills necessary for becoming an occupational psychologist; it is also accredited by ... [+]

Developing skills for a career in enhancing organisational and personal effectiveness, our renowned MSc in Occupational Psychology not only equips you with the practical skills necessary for becoming an occupational psychologist; it is also accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).Taught by academics at the world-leading Institute of Work Psychology (IWP) – home to one of the largest groups of organisational psychology experts in Europe – students on this 12 month MSc discover a programme that is both participative and interactive. We have a commitment to increasing understanding of occupational well-being and effectiveness and identifying factors leading to their enhancement.The IWP works with a range of public and private sector organisations and acts as an advisory body to practitioners, professional bodies and policy-makers. You benefit from being part of its dynamic research culture which is embedded in the teaching, complemented by established links with organisations and a supportive community of passionate, committed staff.The CourseOur MSc in Occupational Psychology has been running since 1975 and boasts an international reputation. It is taught full-time from autumn to spring, through a combination of lectures, seminars, case studies, group work for collaborative learning and web-based discussion groups. This taught period is followed by a dissertation where students conduct a research project within an organisation over the summer, providing real-world experience within a company. Students are assessed through individual assignments, group projects, examinations and an organisational project.Project opportunities can be generated by students or through IWP’s business... [-]


Work Psychology

Loughborough University School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 4 years October 2019 United Kingdom Loughborough + 1 more

This BPS accredited programme is especially suitable for students with an undergraduate degree in Psychology wishing to develop a career as an Occupational Psychologist. [+]

This BPS accredited programme is especially suitable for students with a BPS-accredited undergraduate degree in Psychology wishing to develop a career as an Occupational Psychologist.

It is also suitable for those wishing to apply their knowledge of psychology in personnel functions, human resource management roles or as business consultants in areas such as selection and assessment, organisational development and change and employee development.

Our MSc in Work Psychology is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). Completion of the programme fulfils the requirements of the Stage 1 qualification for those wishing to go on to eventually become an HCPC-registered Occupational Psychologist.... [-]


MSc in Forensic Psychology

Nottingham Trent University School of Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This British Psychological Society accredited Forensic Psychology Masters is designed to prepare psychology graduates with the academic knowledge and practical skills [+]

This British Psychological Society accredited Forensic Psychology Masters is designed to prepare psychology graduates with the academic knowledge and practical skills necessary to conduct practical work and research within a forensic context.

Why choose this course?

It is accredited by the British Psychological Society. This means that by obtaining the MSc in Forensic Psychology you also be completing the first stage in your professional training required by the BPS to become a qualified practitioner within the field of forensic psychology (Chartered Forensic Psychologist).

The focus on blending research and practical expertise is reflected in the Programme Team, which consists of forensic practitioners or academics who each have considerable experience working with offenders and victims in a range of forensic contexts in the UK. Attached to the MSc in Forensic Psychology is the Sexual Crimes and Misconduct Research Unit (SOCAMRU), which incorporates a group of active researchers currently engaged in collaborative work with:... [-]


MSc in Business Psychology

Alliance Manchester Business School - The University of Manchester
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2019 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

For students without a BPS accredited degree, MSc Business Psychology offers you the opportunity to study alongside the students of MSc Organisational Psychology and gain a fascinating look at the science of how people and groups behave at work. [+]

For students without a BPS accredited degree, MSc Business Psychology offers you the opportunity to study alongside the students of MSc Organisational Psychology and gain a fascinating look at the science of how people and groups behave at work.

A deeper understanding of organisational psychology is an asset to anyone currently working in the field of social sciences or human resource management, or thinking of studying to become an occupational psychologist.

This course gives people with an appropriate background the theoretical knowledge and practical skills used in organisational psychology to help them develop or change careers.

You learn about Psychological Assessment at Work, Learning, Training and Development, Leadership, Engagement and Motivation, Well-Being and Work, Work Design, Organisational Change and Development, Research Design, Advanced Data Gathering and Analytical Techniques and Applying Psychology to Work and Organisations.... [-]


MSc in Work Psychology & Business

Aston Business School
Campus Full time 1 - 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Birmingham

The MSc Work Psychology and Business is a British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited postgraduate programme in Occupational Psychology. [+]

MSc Work Psychology and Business

Programme overview

Work Psychology is a topic at the core of our understanding of healthy and effective organisations and employees. The programme is designed for graduates with a good first degree in psychology who strive for a career as work or occupational psychologists or want to gain some wider business awareness. It gives psychologists a unique opportunity to study business alongside specialist work psychology modules and will enable students to operate within a global workplace.

Outline of programme

This programme emphasises the study of practical, real-world organisational and business issues, combined with the academic and scientific rigour of occupational psychology as an applied science. The Business School context provides an excellent perspective on the application of occupational psychology in organisations and gives the programme an applied and relevant focus. Complete outlines for all modules are available online.... [-]


MSc in Psychology

University of Gloucestershire
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 semesters September 2019 United Kingdom Cheltenham + 1 more

This programme is designed for graduates in any area who wish to pursue a career in professional psychology. Completing this programme will qualify you for entry to further training, in areas such as forensic, occupational, clinical and sports psychology. [+]

This programme is designed for graduates in any area who wish to pursue a career in professional psychology. Completing this programme will qualify you for entry to further training, in areas such as forensic, occupational, clinical and sports psychology. Whether you’ve studied psychology but didn’t gain accreditation with the British Psychological Society (BPS), or you’re looking to change career paths, this programme is suitable for you.

Converting your degree to a new subject area can be a considerable challenge. Participants on this course value the close and supportive relationship between staff and students, achieved during face-to-face interaction in the classroom, laboratory practicals and personal tutor meetings. You will also find that the other graduates in your cohort provide an important source of social support as you all undergo this intensive learning experience. Our philosophy on this course is to build on your existing graduate skills and attributes, and to focus on addressing your particular needs.... [-]


MSc in Occupational Psychology

Birkbeck, University of London
Online Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2019 United Kingdom London + 2 more

This Master's degree is aimed at those who wish to develop their understanding of people and organisations. You will gain a broad knowledge base in occupational psychology and organisational behaviour. [+]

This Master's degree is aimed at those who wish to develop their understanding of people and organisations.

You will gain a broad knowledge base in occupational psychology and organisational behaviour.

The degree focuses on discussions of current research, with the aim of encouraging you to engage in critical thinking and reflect on theory and practice. You will also acquire basic applied research skills.

Why study this course at Birkbeck? Enhance or develop your career in management, human resources, training and development or consultancy. The Department of Organizational Psychology is renowned for its quality teaching and expertise in the delivery of part-time programmes. Flexible study allows you to study from home, at work or abroad. Access to an extensive range of electronic resources, including specially prepared texts for each module. Use of the online learning environment with a high level of staff support. Course structure ... [-]

MSc in Psychology of the Arts, Neuroaesthetics and Creativity

Goldsmiths, University of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The MSc in Psychology of the Arts, Neuroaesthetics, and Creativity is the first postgraduate programme in the world for the scientific study of aesthetics and creativity. [+]

The MSc in Psychology of the Arts, Neuroaesthetics, and Creativity is the first postgraduate programme in the world for the scientific study of aesthetics and creativity.

At the intersection of the arts and the sciences, the programme introduces you to the psychology and the cognitive neuroscience of how humans generate new ideas, how we appreciate beauty, and how we form preferences.

Aesthetic and creative decisions are relevant in the visual and the performing arts, and in many applied and commercial contexts, ranging from clinical interventions to curating exhibitions, from dance choreography to marketing and advertising. Based in the Department of Psychology, in collaboration with Computing, Media and Communications and the Institute of Management Studies, the course builds critical knowledge, research and communication skills across the arts and the sciences, centred around two key topics: the psychological and brain mechanisms of making (Creativity) and appreciating (Neuroaesthetics) art. Conducting a research project with an interdisciplinary focus will prepare you for a research career in aesthetic or creative science, working in the creative industry, or to develop your artistic practice.... [-]


MSc Marketing and Consumer Psychology

University of Sussex Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Brighton

Psychology plays an important role in many aspects of business and marketing. Consumer psychology is the key to understanding buyer behavior, enabling organizations to design innovative products and create effective communication messages. This course will prepare you for careers building on both disciplines – whether you wish to pursue a successful career in marketing, or more generally apply psychological theories to the world of business. [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full-time Start date: September 2019 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

Psychology plays an important role in many aspects of business and marketing. Consumer psychology is the key to understanding buyer behavior, enabling organizations to design innovative products and create effective communication messages.

This course will prepare you for careers building on both disciplines – whether you wish to pursue a successful career in marketing, or more generally apply psychological theories to the world of business.

Your studies will culminate in a research project that bridges marketing and psychology.

Why choose this course? Marketing at Sussex is ranked 7th in the UK (The Complete University Guide 2018). 91% of our Psychology, Psychiatry, and Neuroscience research quality was rated world-leading or internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance, and rigor in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). Benefit from the combined academic expertise and industry experience of the School of Psychology and the School of Business, Management, and Economics at Sussex. Course details ... [-]

MSc Psychology

Regent’s University London
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom London

The MSc Psychology is a new programme for graduates who wish to convert an existing degree into a recognized psychology qualification. The programme covers all of the key sub-disciplines of psychology and provides extensive training in research skills. [+]

Psychology MSc

A BPS-recognised qualification. Training in research skills and a broad critical approach to psychological theories.

Key information Name: Psychology Qualification: MSc Level: Postgraduate Study mode: Full time Duration: 1 year Tuition fees: £11,500 * Scholarships: Yes * Next start date: September 2018 Future start date: September 2019 Study abroad: No Validation: Regent's University London Overview

The MSc Psychology is a new programme for graduates who wish to convert an existing degree into a recognized psychology qualification.

The programme covers all of the key sub-disciplines of psychology and provides extensive training in research skills.

The MSc will provide you with a broad overview of the subject, promoting critical appraisal in relation to psychological models, theories, and methodologies.... [-]


MSc Media Psychology

University of Salford
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

Learn how psychology can be used to understand the interaction of audiences with media. [+]

In Brief: Develop a unique professional profile, applying psychology to understand, develop and predict people's interaction with media This is the only dedicated postgraduate course in the UK focussing on the relationships between media and psychology from both academic and professional perspectives Based at MediaCityUK - the heart of the region's creative and digital industry Part-time study option Based at MediaCityUK International students can apply Course Summary

Learn how psychology can be used to understand the interaction of audiences with media.

During your time with us, you will explore the psychological effects of media, how media use can be researched and evaluated, and how to communicate with different audiences across different media.... [-]


MSc in Business Psychology

University of Westminster - Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time 1 year United Kingdom London

The aim of the Business Psychology MSc is to prepare graduates who can diagnose and communicate organisational and behavioural needs, design and implement business psychology interventions, and build strategic HR goals and programmes. The emphasis is on equipping you with theoretical and analytical skills, as well as practical business psychology skills, in areas such as team building, conflict resolution, decision making, facilitation and organisational diagnostics. [+]

The aim of the Business Psychology MSc is to prepare graduates who can diagnose and communicate organisational and behavioural needs, design and implement business psychology interventions, and build strategic HR goals and programmes. The emphasis is on equipping you with theoretical and analytical skills, as well as practical business psychology skills, in areas such as team building, conflict resolution, decision making, facilitation and organisational diagnostics.

You will, therefore, gain knowledge and skills designed to enable you to work effectively with a wide range of interpersonal and multicultural situations, while formulating cost-effective solutions to operational HR problems. The course has an outstanding professional development programme, one that runs in parallel with the taught schedule and which will bring you expertise from existing practitioners through workshops, seminars and mentoring.... [-]