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Psychology MSc (Distance Learning)

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Study mode

Distance without attendance


2 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Psychology (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Course Overview

Broaden your mind with our Psychology MSc.

Whether you’re looking to change direction and start a career in the industry, or you’re eager to benefit from a stronger understanding of how people think, act and feel, our course will help you to unlock your potential.

Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), this conversion course will ensure you develop the core knowledge of psychology needed by the BPS for Graduate Membership (GBC) – the first essential milestone on your journey towards a future as a Chartered Psychologist.

We’ve designed our Masters to be flexible. You can complete the course in around two years or take longer if you need to, and you’ll be free to study whenever and wherever you want - no need to come to campus. You can also pay your fees in module by module instalments.

The field of psychology offers a number of highly rewarding career paths. Completion of this BPS accredited course will help you gain GBC status – the first step you need to take in your journey towards becoming a chartered psychologist in any specialism.

As a Northumbria University student, you’ll be able to tap into our Careers and Employment Service, which offers a range of resources and support online.


In this module you will have the opportunity to learn about two key fields within the discipline of psychology and gain an understanding of how cognitive and developmental processes contribute to human behaviour.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

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International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

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Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree or equivalent.

University information

Northumbria is an innovative and pioneering university with a mission to ‘Take on Tomorrow’. Through cultivating the next generation of visionaries and innovators, Northumbria empowers students to challenge the status quo and tackle tomorrow’s challenges head on. Northumbria is a research-rich, business-focused university with a keen focus on professional practice and a global reputation for academic excellence. It is also renowned for its...more

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