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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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This unique course encourages sophisticated critical appraisal of current key debates in applied psychology. By completion of this course students will be able to demonst ... [+]

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 ... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
Online
Arden University

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 decis ... [+]

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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United Kingdom Coventry
April 2019
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 60 months
Online
Sheffield University Management School

Developing skills for a career in enhancing organisational and personal effectiveness, our renowned MSc in Occupational Psychology not only equips you with the practical ... [+]

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... [-]

United Kingdom Sheffield
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
Loughborough University School of Business and Economics

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.... [-]

United Kingdom Loughborough
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 4 years
Campus
Alliance Manchester Business School - The University of Manchester

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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
Nottingham Trent University School of Social Sciences

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:... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Gloucestershire

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 furth ... [+]

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.... [-]

United Kingdom Cheltenham
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
Aston Business School

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.... [-]

United Kingdom Birmingham
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 1 year
Campus
Goldsmiths, University of London

The MSc in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) aims to provide students with a structured training where students can systematically acquire the knowledge and skills need ... [+]

The MSc in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) aims to provide students with a structured training where students can systematically acquire the knowledge and skills needed to practice as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist.

On the course, students will be able to progressively build their confidence and competence to take them from a novice to skilled practitioner equipped to work towards accreditation with the BABCP and BACP dependant on their individual experience.

Uniquely on this course, students will be strongly encouraged to evaluate Cognitive Behavioural theory and practice, which will include an emphasis on understanding the relationship of CBT to other psychotherapeutic modalities and on the tailoring of interventions to individual needs. As such this training in CBT is presented within a broader framework of critical and positive psychology.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Sussex Business School

Psychology plays an important role in many aspects of business and marketing. Consumer psychology is the key to understanding buyer behavior, enabling organizations to de ... [+]

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 ... [-]
United Kingdom Brighton
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Bath Spa University

This MSc in Principles of Applied Neuropsychology examines the uses of neuropsychology in the clinical world. Neuropsychology is central to the debate about the spark of ... [+]

Examine new developments in neuropsychology and their use in the clinical world with this MSc.

Study emerging theories in advanced neuropsychology.

Learn practical skills in preparation for a career as a scientist-practitioner.

Opportunity to publish an academic paper.

This MSc in Principles of Applied Neuropsychology examines the uses of neuropsychology in the clinical world. Neuropsychology is central to the debate about the spark of individuality each human shows. This course looks at brain functions as an individual and in group settings, as well as studying the neuropsychology of mental health problems.

The course is an employability-centered extension to an undergraduate psychology degree. It is focused on neuropsychology but is suitable for any student interested in preparing for an eventual career as a professional psychologist.... [-]

United Kingdom Bath
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Regent’s University London

The MSc Occupational and Organisational Psychology is a full-time programme focusing on the psychological processes relevant to the workplace. Drawing on current and hist ... [+]

Occupational and Organisational Psychology MSc

Focus on the psychological processes that affect working life. Learn to predict, understand and improve workplace outcomes.

Key information Name: Occupational and Organisational 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 Occupational and Organisational Psychology is a full-time programme focusing on the psychological processes relevant to the workplace.

Drawing on current and historical theory and research, the programme will enable you to understand, describe, and predict workplace outcomes and to develop ways of improving these outcomes.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Keele University

Cognitive Psychology is a fascinating area of psychology that is relevant to a range of problems in the modern world. For instance, how do mobile phones distract attentio ... [+]

Application closing date: 31st July

Studying our MSc in Cognitive Psychology will give you exposure to advanced training with specialist cognitive neuroscience methods such as EEG and eye-tracking, research design and statistics, and the opportunity to explore a range of contemporary findings in cognitive psychology with our expert academics in a friendly small group setting.

Importantly, you will be directly involved in cutting-edge research that is geared towards your interests and personal skills development.

Key Features Of Your MSc Programme In Psychology Will Include:

Strong focus on your personal skills development throughout the course to help you pursue your career goals Opportunities to pursue your personal interests with expert support A broad range of research methods training to maximise your employability skills Small group specialist teaching in your chosen field from research-active tutors A large cohort of MSc students sharing the core modules provides a lively and supportive peer community How The Course Is Taught ... [-]
United Kingdom Keele
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 5 years
Campus
University of Salford

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.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
University of Essex Online

Our MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology Masters degree offer an advanced qualification that is designed to equip graduates with a thorough understanding of cutting-ed ... [+]

Our MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology Masters degree offer an advanced qualification that is designed to equip graduates with a thorough understanding of cutting-edge and important topics within criminology and criminal psychology.

Why study this subject?

Studying for a Criminology and Criminal Psychology Masters qualification gives you the opportunity to expand your subject knowledge and build on the skills you have gained during your undergraduate studies. The benefits extend beyond improving your earning potential.

If you have not previously studied for a Bachelors degree in criminology, criminal justice or related subjects, our MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology course will provide grounding for a range of specialist careers including hundreds of different roles within the Police Service (from analytical Police Staff roles to serving Police Officers), working with offenders from support workers to probation and prison staff, working within victim services and roles within a variety of law enforcement agencies from the Security Services to the National Crime Agency.... [-]

United Kingdom Colchester
Open Enrollment
Part-time
24 months
Online