Select your programme and preferred start date to begin your application.
The MSc is designed to be accessible to students who have an undergraduate degree in psychology or a related discipline.
Interested candidates with other backgrounds are encouraged to contact the Programme Director in the first instance.
In addition to the supporting documents requested on the application form, candidates are asked to submit a personal statement.
All applicants must meet our general entry and language requirements.
If English is not your first language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English.
Detailed advice for international students is available here:
The programme provides broad training in research methods and techniques as well as offering the chance to complete a specialist research dissertation chosen from a wide range of psychological specialisms.
It provides a thorough grounding in research methods and analysis which acts as the foundation of a PhD (doctoral training programme but equally serves those seeking preparation to pursue a research-orientated career in a non-academic setting.
The programme is intended for graduate psychologists or those who have studied or worked in related disciplines who wish to pursue a research-oriented career within psychology.
Students take 120 credit points-worth of courses, including six compulsory core courses worth 60 credit points (10 credit points each course). The remaining 60 credits are obtained by selecting courses from a variety of option courses.
In addition to the taught courses, students complete a dissertation on a substantive issue in psychology, normally involving empirical work.
The programme lays emphasis on the following outcomes:
Please see Scholarships and Student Funding Services for information about funding opportunities:
This article was published on Aug 21, 2013