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Study mode

Online

Duration

30 months

Start date

11-OCT-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Psychology (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Programme Description

Gain a comprehensive knowledge of the core areas in psychology, as well as the practical skills associated to them with this fully online, part-time Psychology MSc from the University of Liverpool.

This online programme is designed to guide you in the construction of knowledge of the central features within the discipline of psychology, which will enable you to put principles into effect in a variety of settings including research, practice and the interface of applied research. The experience and skills developed will also be appreciated by employers in a wide range of professions outside of the field of psychology.

To achieve a full master’s degree, you will be required to complete 180 credits. This programme is also available as a postgraduate certificate (PG Cert) which amounts to 60 credits and a postgraduate diploma (PG Dip) which amounts to 120 credits. Students who complete the PG Cert and PG Dip will have the opportunity to progress to the full master’s degree.

Is this the right course for you?

This programme alone will not allow you to practice as psychologist in the United Kingdom. However, for individuals who want to pursue a career in psychology, it will provide you with the core foundational knowledge into the discipline and it’s a first step towards a career in the field. The experience and skills you gain will also be appreciated by employers in a wide range of professions outside of the field of psychology.

Through this programme, you will:

  • Impress with a prestigious qualification. One of the only online Psychology MSc programmes offered by a Russell Group university.
  • Learn from active research leaders. Our philosophy is to provide a research-connected student experience combining active learning and authentic assessment. You will be taught by some of the world’s leading academic experts who are passionate about their research activity.
  • Take part in collaborative and active learning approach. Exchange ideas and experiences via discussion forums with your international peers which facilitates interaction, motivation and learning, through promoting constructivist, critical and higher-order thinking.
  • Immerse yourself in action-based learning. Your study activities have been designed to actively engage you in solving real world problems within their context. This will enable you to integrate new knowledge into your working and social environment.
  • Prepare for your professional career. Our curriculum content and teaching have been developed with a strong focus on your future employment.

Enhance your career opportunities

The scientific aspects of this programme provide useful tools for careers in healthcare, law enforcement, finance, IT and research. While the understanding about human behaviour and motivation and the ability to critically analyse and formulate a considered response, lends well to careers in the creative industries, legal sector, government administration and education.

Learn online anytime, anywhere

Get the University of Liverpool experience wherever you are in the world. This online course features interactive classes and regular contact with staff and fellow students across the globe. Teaching is delivered through our state-of-the-art Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), which provides students with access to all resources required for interactive

Modules

Psychobiology (15 Credits)
Mind, Brain and Behaviour (15 Credits)
Cross Cultural Issues in Lifespan Development (15 Credits)
Cognitive Psychology (15 Credits)
Psychology of Learning (15 Credits)
Data Analysis for Psychologists (15 Credits)
Dissertation (60 Credits)
Personality, Individual Differences and Intelligence (15 Credits)
Social Psychology (15 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (overall cost)

£15,300

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (overall cost)

£15,300

Entry requirements

All applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. If you want to discuss your previous qualifications and experience before applying, please contact us now via LiveChat. Applicants should possess either:  • A minimum of a 2:1 class degree in any subject including psychology equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree; or  • A minimum of a 2:2 class degree in any subject including psychology equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree AND have gained at least two years of relevant professional experience. Non-psychology applicants will normally require a GCSE Grade 4 (grade C) or GCE O Level pass in Mathematics and English, or an equivalent qualification.

Department profile

The University of Liverpool are recognised as European leaders in 100% online postgraduate education, drawing on more than two decades experience of delivering high quality online learning for a global community of students. More than 10,000 students from over 160 countries have completed the University’s online programmes.  You will receive a highly regarded qualification from the University of Liverpool, a founding member of the UK Russell...more

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