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Msc stands for Master of Science. It is a postgraduate educational master's degree given by universities in a wide number of nations. The degree is typically studied for in the sciences and occasionally in the social sciences.

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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
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
January 2020
Part-time
18 - 60 months
Online
Unicaf University (MW)

Psychology and human behavior at the workplace is becoming increasingly important for any organization. This Master’s degree is suitable, among others, for working profes ... [+]

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

18-24 months.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Part-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
Online
New College of the Humanities

The MSc Global Politics at NCH London engages clearly with dominant issues of global politics. At programme level, it addresses more specifically the theme of global citi ... [+]

Our MSc Global Politics

The MSc Global Politics at NCH London engages clearly with dominant issues of global politics. At programme level, it addresses more specifically the theme of global citizenship. The rationale, therefore, is to offer a programme that helps candidates from a variety of backgrounds (pathway undergraduate humanities, early career professionals with sufficient prior qualifications) to develop structured, exploratory, in-depth and applied knowledge of this vibrant field.

This master’s programme can be completed in one year (full-time), or stretched over two years (part-time). International students who require a visa are only eligible to study this programme on a one-year, full-time basis.... [-]

United Kingdom London
August 2019
Part-time
Campus
Anglia Ruskin University

Work towards a clinical career with children, or take the next step towards a doctorate. Gain an advanced academic understanding of developmental disorders and childhood ... [+]

Overview

Work towards a clinical career with children, or take the next step towards a doctorate. Gain an advanced academic understanding of developmental disorders and childhood mental health; and investigate causes, assessment, classification and treatment.

Our course provides you with a strong foundation for research and will complement your professional clinical training. You’ll gain a comprehensive theoretical knowledge of the field, as well as the practical ability to design and evaluate clinical research programmes.

Specialist modules focus on diagnosis and treatment of different conditions, developmental psychopathology (including causes and impacts) and the broader issues surrounding psychological research.... [-]

United Kingdom Cambridge
September 2019
Part-time
12 - 16 months
Campus
Loughborough University School of Business and Economics

This programme is especially suitable for students wishing to develop a career in personnel functions, human resource management roles or as business consultants in areas ... [+]

This programme is especially suitable for students wishing to develop a career 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.

Taught by experienced researchers and practitioners, students are given in-depth training to equip them to apply psychological theories and research to influence and inform a range of important business decisions and to operate effectively at all levels within organisations.

There is a strong emphasis on developing critical thinking and consultancy skills as well as the ability to work effectively with a wide range of organisational stakeholders. Students can choose to extend and cement their practical skills by completing a research project that allows them to apply their knowledge to an organisational issue.... [-]

United Kingdom Loughborough
October 2019
Part-time
1 - 4 years
Campus
University of Sussex Business School

Become a policy-oriented development economist in government, financial institutions, international organisations or university. ... [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time, 2 years part-time Start date: September 2019 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

Become a policy-oriented development economist in government, financial institutions, international organisations or university. Learn how to:

evaluate policy deal with complicated issues systematically and creatively use originality in tackling problems.

You’ll explore microeconomic development issues such as poverty, inequality, health, education and labour. We also cover macroeconomic themes relating to economic growth, management of resource wealth, trade and aid.

You have the opportunity to go on a three-month internship at an international organisation or as a research assistant at a university.... [-]

United Kingdom Brighton
September 2019
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
Part-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham

The MSc in Development Economics will provide you with the analytical and technical training necessary to examine various issues relating to economic development in both ... [+]

Emerging and developing economies are fast becoming a force to be reckoned with in the global arena. Formal and technical analysis of these economies is an essential part of continuing Third World development. Specialised courses in development theory, development policy and econometrics will hone your analytic, technical and research skills as you prepare for your career in the industry.

The MSc in Development Economics is one of the Department’s newer taught MSc programmes and reflects our growing strength in both theoretical and applied policy areas, particularly as they relate to developing countries.

Why study this course

Studying on one of the Department’s MSc programmes will provide you with an excellent set of specialist and transferable skills. You will be given an advanced training in core areas of economics that are widely used in economics-based professions and, depending on which degree programme you are studying on, you will also receive specialist training in areas relevant to your programme and take options in other areas that interest you.... [-]

United Kingdom Birmingham
August 2019
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Goldsmiths, University of London

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.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 2 years
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 in Applied Neuropsychology.

Study emerging theories in advanced neuropsychology.

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

Benefit from an 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.... [-]

United Kingdom Bath
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Edinburgh Law School - The University of Edinburgh

This programme provides a platform to learn about and engage with the latest criminological research and apply this to current theory, practice and debate in this interdi ... [+]

Programme description

This programme provides a platform to learn about and engage with the latest criminological research and apply this to current theory, practice and debate in this interdisciplinary field. This MSc is suitable both for those who have studied criminology at an undergraduate level and for those who are new to the subject.

As a student on this programme, you will be part of our vibrant community of active researchers, international scholars and local practitioners in criminology and criminal justice. You will have ample opportunity to draw from our academics’ research, which is both theoretical and empirical and makes a difference to the world both locally and globally.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Cranfield University

Leadership has always been a critical element of organisational success, but only recently has its value been adequately recognised in an educational context. The scope o ... [+]

Overview

Leadership has always been a critical element of organisational success, but only recently has its value been adequately recognised in an educational context. The scope of this MSc covers defence and the wider security sector. The course is designed to appeal to those interested in or involved with leadership. Its primary audience will be those with personal experience of leadership practice and who are keen to expand and improve their knowledge and understanding of leadership theory and practice.

Course structure

The Defence Leadership MSc is a three year part-time Executive MSc made up of 13 taught three-day modules delivered in seven schools. Module 13 (Research Methods) is at the beginning of year three and is a precursor to the research-based dissertation which completes the schedule of study.... [-]

United Kingdom Swindon
January 2020
Part-time
3 years
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
Part-time
1 - 5 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