Our MSc Psychology offers the opportunity to develop your career potential by studying the application of psychology within the modern workplace. You will develop your understanding of psychology and how you can apply it to issues such as special educational needs and disability, criminality, mental health and dementia and will have a greater understanding of working with and supporting a variety of different people. You will work with the lecturers to elect which everyday issues you wish to explore through teaching and assessments, alongside the core curriculum. The core curriculum is delivered in lectures with psychology students from a range of undergraduate and postgraduate psychology programmes. This is supplemented by small group teaching and workshops. The assessments not only review your knowledge but offer the opportunity to develop skills for the modern workplace. This MSc Psychology explores the key areas of psychology: cognitive, biological, developmental, social, individual differences and psychological research methods, plus you will complete an independent project and research dissertation. An application for course accreditation has been submitted to The British Psychological Society (BPS).
The following modules are compulsory: Neuropsychology and cognition Identities, relationships and groups Typical v non-typical development Theory and Methods in Psychology Current topics in psychology Empirical project
The ethos of the programme is blended learning, where lectures are online, or in person if you prefer, and small group discussions are the key to generating knowledge and critical thinking. You will have open access to the psychology labs, time and space to run your own research and opportunities to deepen your understanding through online materials. We have literature reviews, project reports, designing of assessments and artefacts, presenting, or writing an article. Assessments are deigned to offer you the ability to demonstrate your knowledge and provide you with skills for your career.
How to apply
International students would normally have a minimum IELTS score of 6.5.
Applicants would normally have a 2:1 degree in any subject. All undergraduate degree subjects will be considered on an individual basis for suitability for entry to MSc Psychology.
Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£6750||Whole course|
|Northern Ireland||£6750||Whole course|
|Channel Islands||£6750||Whole course|
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