Coventry University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Applied Psychology (Taught)

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Course summary

Applied psychology uses scientific psychological principles, methods and findings to study and solve problems associated with the human mind and behaviour. It is widely used in mental health, occupational psychology, business management, education, health, criminology and law. This course is aimed at graduates who have previously studied psychology and want the opportunity to further their knowledge to an advanced level, as well as the chance to develop an understanding of how psychology is applied to a particular aspect of real life. Areas of applied psychology studied include educational psychology, child psychology, clinical psychology and counselling psychology. The extended version of the course ‘with Professional Experience’ contains substantive placement experience* which aims to enable you to gain real world experience in an applied psychology-relevant setting. *Please note that placement opportunities are subject to competitive application, availability and meeting visa requirements and additional costs may apply such as travel and accommodation.

Course details

Assessment method

This course will be assessed using a variety of methods which will could vary depending upon the module. Assessment methods include coursework and formal examinations. This course is predominantly assessed by coursework. The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards the achieving the intended learning outcomes. Assessments may include exams, individual assignments or group work elements.


Entry requirements

Applicants should hold the equivalent of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in Psychology. Applicants holding an equivalent professional qualifications and experience will be considered, but must have a degree in either psychology or a relevant discipline, with at least 120 credits of psychology.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

2022/23 fees TBC. Please see our website for latest information.
Applied Psychology at Coventry University - UCAS