Psychology, M.Sc. | Plymouth Marjon University | Plymouth, United Kingdom
12 months
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12000 GBP/year
6500 GBP/year
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About

The Psychology programme of the Plymouth Marjon University offers the opportunity to develop your career potential, the course is accredited by the British Psychological Society.

Overview

Key facts

This MSc Psychology explores the key areas of psychology: cognitive, biological, developmental, social, individual differences and psychological research methods, plus you will be able to study a contemporary issue of your choice and an independent piece of research.

Throughout the programme you will have opportunities to develop an understanding of psychological topics from perception and memory, through to leadership, inclusion and advanced research methods. Your assessments provide the opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and apply this to issues such as disability, criminality, health and other everyday issues.

The core curriculum is taught in small groups and workshops enabling discussion and in addition there are online activities, including as on-demand lectures and data analysis activities. All asessment is by coureswork and not only reviews your knowledge but offer opportunities to develop skills for the modern workplace.

Within the Psychology programme of the Plymouth Marjon University, there are opportunities to work with others on research projects, join the psychology enhancement programme and to work with the Futures team to develop your skills for employment.

What might you become?

MSc Psychology will give you the transferable skills that employers want, whether you are looking at private or public sector careers. It is also a first step towards a career as a practicing psychologist in educational, forensic, clinical, counselling or sports and exercise psychology. Successful completion of the programme, including the dissertation, enables students to be eligible for graduate membership of the BPS (GBC). It can lead to a career in academia or research, by developing your advanced research skills.

Our graduates are now working in health and social care sectors, studying at PhD level, teaching, doing further study to become a practicing psychologist.

Programme Structure

Courses include;

  • Neuropsychology and cognition
  • Identities, relationships and groups
  • Typical v non-typical development
  • Theory and Methods in Psychology
  • Current topics in psychology
  • Empirical project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 degree in any subject.
  • International students would normally have a minimum IELTS score of 6.5.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Plymouth

731 - 1387 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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