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MSc - Master of Science
Why choose this course
What you will study
We’ll evolve your knowledge of the theories and practical applications of contemporary psychology, with emphasis on how psychology is applied in practice. You'll learn about the core areas of psychology, including cognitive, developmental and social psychology, the biological bases of psychology and individual differences. You’ll explore the brain, behaviour, personality and psychopathology, building an understanding of the conceptual and historical issues in psychology.
You'll develop the research and statistical skills needed to conduct independent research projects under our expert supervision. You’ll also complete a research dissertation that will allow you to carry out experiments and start or join existing projects on important topics in the field. We’ll match your interests with the expertise of our academic staff, ensuring you get the best support possible. These collaborations have seen previous students’ work being published in top-tier journals.
Careers and graduate prospects
We offer careers information, advice and guidance to all students whilst studying with us, which is extended to our alumni for three years after leaving the University. Our graduates have lifetime access to Surrey Pathfinder, our online portal for appointment and events bookings, jobs, placements and interactive development tools.
On successful completion of this course, you'll have academic requirements needed to apply with Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society (BPS), a marker of excellence within the field.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
A minimum of a 2:1 UK honours degree, or a recognised international equivalent. A degree in human or natural sciences, human resources, medicine, social sciences, or social work is preferred. GCSE Maths and English (Language/Literature) C are also required. Applications with other degree subjects, or those without relevant GCSEs, to be considered by the Faculty on a case-by-case basis. This is a regulated course that requires declaration of criminal convictions at the application stage.
The University of Surrey was established in 1891, and has a long and rich history of education and innovation. It welcomes more than 4,000 postgraduate students annually, forming an international research and learning community representing over 120 countries from around the world. The university is known for celebrating cultural diversity and fosters an inclusive student body. The University of Surrey is a research-driven institution, and...more
Full time | 1 year | MAY-23