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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.

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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
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
Kingston University London

This course offers a masters-level qualification accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and confers eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership ... [+]

Choose Kingston's Psychology MSc

This course offers a masters-level qualification accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and confers eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership. It is particularly suitable if you have insufficient credit in psychology from your first degree to meet BPS accreditation criteria. The course covers all of the key subdisciplines of contemporary psychology and provides extensive training in related research skills.

Find out more about this course:

This course confers eligibility for graduate membership of the British Psychological Society with the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC). This is the first step towards becoming a chartered psychologist. You will benefit from modern research labs and offices, as well as excellent computer facilities. The Psychology team is a friendly and dynamic group of researchers, experienced in teaching and in conducting internationally excellent research. The team has research links with universities in Australia, the US and Europe. In addition, eminent psychologists from across the UK present findings from the latest research in psychology, keeping your learning at the cutting edge. What will you study? ... [-]
United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Kingston University London

This course has been designed to meet the significant growth in the job market for forensic psychologists. It draws on the University's established expertise in criminolo ... [+]

Choose Kingston's Forensic Psychology MSc

This course has been designed to meet the significant growth in the job market for forensic psychologists. It draws on the University's established expertise in criminology and psychology and includes the opportunity to undertake a work placement, enabling you to put what you have learnt into practice and gain valuable skills and experience. On successful completion, you will be able to develop your career as a forensic psychologist in, for example, prison settings, probation, crime analysis units and academia.

This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

You can also study the joint degree of Criminology with Forensic Psychology MA.... [-]

United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Kingston University London

This MSc course provides a dynamic and current perspective across the various areas of clinical applications of psychology. Specifically, it covers theories of psychopath ... [+]

Choose Kingston's Clinical Applications of Psychology MSc

This MSc course provides a dynamic and current perspective across the various areas of clinical applications of psychology. Specifically, it covers theories of psychopathology from childhood to adulthood, and clinical applications of psychology in health and wellbeing. The course also covers basic counselling and cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) skills, as well as the professional issues relevant to clinical practitioners.

Please note that, although this course is anticipated to significantly enhance your knowledge of the clinical applications of psychology and therefore benefit your future career – be it in clinical training and practice, research or other related areas of psychology – it does not lead to a professional qualification as a clinical psychologist, nor does it guarantee entry to doctoral-level training in clinical psychology.... [-]

United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Kingston University London

This course looks at research in child psychology, focusing on the advanced study of psychological development in children and the implications of psychological theory an ... [+]

Choose Kingston's Child Psychology MSc

This course looks at research in child psychology, focusing on the advanced study of psychological development in children and the implications of psychological theory and research for policy and practice. It is ideal if you would like to start or promote a career working with children in areas such as teaching and social work; it also provides an excellent foundation for pursuing a research career in child/developmental psychology.

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Aimed at childcare professionals, including teachers, paediatric nurses and social workers, this course will develop their knowledge of child psychology and enhance their professional work. Areas of expertise include: psychosocial issues concerning living with facial disfigurement and impairment in childhood and adolescence; children's expertise in describing and recalling faces; reading development in blind children; phonological awareness and letter knowledge in reading development; bullying; the development of biological at-risk children (very pre-term); children's regulatory problems (crying, feeding, sleeping) and ADHD; autism, face processing and ‘Theory of Mind'; anxiety disorders; learning and the role of cognitions in fears and anxiety; language development in typical development and developmental disorders; pre-verbal infant cognitive, social and emotional development; and development of numerical abilities. What will you study? ... [-]
United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Kingston University London

This course explores recent developments in theories of behavioural decision-making science. It will enable you to critically examine theories of judgement and decision-m ... [+]

Choose Kingston's Behavioural Decision Science MSc

This course explores recent developments in theories of behavioural decision-making science. It will enable you to critically examine theories of judgement and decision-making motivated by research in memory, perception, categorisation, reasoning, social psychology, economics, political and management sciences. The career-focused modules are designed to build on your workplace skills and develop new skills.

This course will enable you to develop the skills to evaluate research findings and to relate these findings to practical applications and solutions. It facilitates and encourages interaction between theory, policy and practice in relation to people's judgements and choices in politics, business, retail, health, leisure and sport. You will benefit from regular public lectures organised by the Group for Decision, Thinking and Risk and delivered by internationally recognised researchers in the fields of decision-making, thinking and risk. In addition, you can attend weekly departmental research seminars, where international scholars and staff members present recent research findings. ... [-]
United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Kingston University London

This course will help you to understand the way people behave at work, giving you a new perspective on everyday business decisions and preparing you for career advancemen ... [+]

Choose Kingston's Occupational and Business Psychology MSc

This course will help you to understand the way people behave at work, giving you a new perspective on everyday business decisions and preparing you for career advancement. Graduates leave this course with a scientific approach: they can gather evidence and critically evaluate it to make better decisions in the workplace. They stand out from competitors with human resource management qualifications.

The only course in the UK to hold dual institutional accreditation from the British Psychological Society and the Association for Business Psychology. Graduates have the option to become a Chartered and Registered Occupational Psychologist in the future. Students can qualify for occupational testing for ability and personality at a fraction of the private market cost. No exams – you will be assessed entirely on your coursework. Access to a dedicated career psychologist with a strong focus on personal development, helping you to improve your employability – for example, through work shadowing, internships networking opportunities and targeted assignments. Course materials grounded in research and practice, delivered by a course team currently working in the field. Regular guest speakers from a range of organisations, including major test publishers and business psychology consultancies. Research and consultancy internship opportunities. A supportive environment and an expert academic team to help you achieve your academic goals. Kingston Business School is one of only a few of the 120 UK business schools to be awarded an 'excellent' rating for its teaching quality by the Higher Education Funding Council. Attend... [-]
United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

This course is for those interested in pursuing professional or research training in applied psychology at Doctoral level. ... [+]

Why this course?

This course is for those interested in pursuing professional or research training in applied psychology at Doctoral level.

The classes that make up this course have been carefully developed to offer theory, knowledge and practical skills across the areas of clinical, health and neuropsychology, in addition to providing training in research methods.

The knowledge and skills you'll develop will substantially help you if you're aiming to take a PhD in a clinical or health-based area or want to become a Practitioner Psychologist.

You can study full-time over one year or part-time over two years. Single modules can be taken as part of Continuing Professional Development.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Winchester

MSc Forensic Psychology at Winchester provides the academic component (Stage 1) of the route to becoming a Chartered Forensic Psychologist with the British Psychological ... [+]

MSc Forensic Psychology at Winchester provides the academic component (Stage 1) of the route to becoming a Chartered Forensic Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS's) Division of Forensic Psychology (DFP) and Practitioner Forensic Psychologist status with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). The programme also supports students with the transition towards Stage 2 of the chartering process by providing opportunities to volunteer in forensic practice placements to gain suitable experience and by incorporating practice-based assessments.

Programme Content

The programme introduces the context and application of psychology in various forensic settings - this includes the legal and criminal justice system, forensic psychological practice and forensic mental health. Students are introduced to the role of a forensic psychologist in practice.... [-]

United Kingdom Winchester
August 2019
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Greenwich

The MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology programme provide students with the conceptual knowledge and skills to open up diverse career paths. Core courses will enable ... [+]

Please note that the information on this site relates to the programme commencing in September 2016.

The MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology programme provide students with the conceptual knowledge and skills to open up diverse career paths. Core courses will enable you to develop an understanding of the concepts, theories, methods and principles central to criminology and the skills to apply these in the forensic and legal area. Option courses build on this core grounding and enable you to develop an empirical insight in an area of your choice, culminating in a research project. This approach provides you with knowledge of the changing nature of psychology, law and criminology, and professional applications. It will also develop your ability to relate theory to practice in a way that provides more informed solutions to problems, and opportunities in the workplace. There are a valuable research grounding and a broad coverage of criminological, forensic and psychological approaches to crime and criminality.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Birmingham - College of Life and Environmental Sciences

Our MSc in Psychology offers students an exciting course with the flexibility to develop specific interests, whilst at the same time an excellent opportunity to develop t ... [+]

Why study this course

As Psychology reaches out to tackle the big questions facing society today, skills and experience in psychological research are becoming more and more in demand.

Our MSc in Psychology offers students an exciting course with the flexibility to develop specific interests, whilst at the same time an excellent opportunity to develop the technical and transferable skills needed to succeed in a wide range of research-related jobs.

This course offers an excellent opportunity for advanced learning in Psychology. For many students, this course helps them to develop a more focused set of interests and skills within Psychology so that they can choose the next career step that is best for them. For others, who have already identified the sub-specialty that fires their career aspirations, the course allows them to delve more deeply into their subject and to gain more specific skills and knowledge needed to build their chosen career.... [-]

United Kingdom Birmingham
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Greenwich

This MSc is an excellent fast-track route suitable for appropriately qualified individuals who do not have an undergraduate degree in psychology but who wish to study cor ... [+]

MSc Psychology (Conversion Degree)

This MSc is an excellent fast-track route suitable for appropriately qualified individuals who do not have an undergraduate degree in psychology but who wish to study core areas of psychology and pursue a career in psychology. The programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as conferring eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC). GBC is necessary if a student is interested in becoming a chartered psychologist.

The programme is also suitable for those who have obtained a previous degree in psychology (home and overseas) that is not recognised by the BPS, and it may also be of particular interest to health and social care professionals with some background in psychology at degree level.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Part-time
12 
Campus
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
July 2019
Part-time
18 - 60 months
Online
Cardiff Metropolitan University

The MSc in Sports Psychology and Applied Sports Psychology provide students with the opportunity to extend their theoretical and applied knowledge and understanding of sp ... [+]

Course Overview

The British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited MSc in Sport Psychology provides students with the opportunity to extend their theoretical and applied knowledge and understanding of sport psychology within a supportive student centred environment. Graduates from the programme (who also hold a Graduate Basis Chartered UG degree) are deemed to have met stage one of the requirements for Chartered Membership of the Society (CPsychol) and full membership of the Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology within the BPS. The programme is designed to be flexible, meet students' needs and develop a range of transferable skills that will enhance their employability. The programme is delivered by a team of dedicated sport psychology staff, many of whom are at the forefront of international research and professional practice developments in their respective fields. The application of theory to professional practice is a key strength of the programme. ... [-]

United Kingdom Cardiff
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 4 years
Campus
Cardiff Metropolitan University

​The MSc Forensic Psychology is the only BPS accredited programme in Wales, offering a unique opportunity for students to study Forensic Psychology in Wales. ... [+]

Course Overview

The master's degree in Forensic Psychology is the only BPS accredited programme in Wales, offering a unique opportunity for students to study Forensic Psychology in the Principality. Working collaboratively with Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Services (HMMPS) and secure forensic mental health facility providers in Wales helps keep the programme up to date with strategy development and policy decisions. Regular contributions from Practitioner Forensic Psychologists working in Wales enables students to understand more about regional services and their impact on society locally. In addition, the programme benefits from the input of several national and international contributors who share their extensive specialist knowledge and experience within the field of Forensic Psychology.... [-]

United Kingdom Cardiff
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus