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MSc Psychology (BPS)

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Psychology (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Course Essentials:

Are you determined to pursue a professional career in Psychology but don’t have a Postgraduate Degree in the subject?

Our online Psychology Master's Degree at Arden University 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.

As part of Arden's School of Psychology, you will cover a range of fascinating modules - everything from how our brain influences our perception of the world to childhood development & behavioural neuroscience.

You'll study this Postgraduate Psychology Distance Learning programme entirely via online learning, meaning you can continue to work while you learn and you can access everything from your course materials to tutorials and tutor support online from wherever you are.


Assessments at Arden are designed to provide you an opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways and so a variety of methods are used, these could include:

  • Reports
  • Journal Article Reviews
  • Portfolio
  • Research Proposal
  • Dissertation

To support your development and ensure you are on the right track with your postgraduate Distance Learning studies, we will provide you with tutor feedback on every assessment you submit.

If required, your Arden tutor may be able to give you suggestions and tips for improvement and help you understand how to apply your newly acquired skills into real life settings.

Career Prospects:

Studying this MSc Psychology online will open a range of opportunities and different pathways to enter into the field of Psychology, including Health, Clinical, Educational, Occupational, Counselling, Neuro, Sport & Exercise or Forensic.

Here’s a snapshot of the many positions you could end up in:

  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Counsellor
  • Occupational Psychologist
  • Educational Psychologist
  • Health Psychologist
  • Forensic Psychologist
  • Research and Development Consultant Analyst

Alternatively, you could continue your academic development by studying for a PhD, and go on to a career in research, academia, or teaching.

Different course options

Study mode



5 years

Start date

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Research Methods
Cognitive Psychology
Social Psychology
Individual Differences and Abnormal Psychology
Lifespan Development
Behavioural Neuroscience
Behavioural Neuroscience

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Fee differs for various Nationalities.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a UK honours degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent and a maths qualification equivalent to at least Grade C at GCSE.

University information

Arden University has supported more than 50,000 students over 26 years and are the experts in flexible learning. The university offers a range of Master’s and MBAs that can be studied flexibly by Online Distance Learning, meaning that you can access your modules at a pace that is convenient for you. Need a little more structure? If you’re a UK resident, you can opt for their Blended Learning study mode, where you’ll study a full-time...more