Applied Psychology, M.Sc. | The University of Wales Trinity Saint David | Lampeter, United Kingdom
18 months
15000 GBP/year
7500 GBP/year
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This unique Applied Psychology MSc programme at The University of Wales Trinity Saint David is aimed at developing an in-depth knowledge of applied psychology, including the moral, ethical and professional challenges seen when applying psychology to a range of local, national and global societal issues.


Specialist modules in the areas of health and social psychology will explore how we can understand real-world issues such as health promotion, environmental behaviour and prejudice & discrimination.

The applied focus will encourage students to critically consider how we can intervene to improve individual, organisational and societal health and social functioning.

The Applied Psychology programme from The University of Wales Trinity Saint David is focused on developing a range of research and professional skills which can be applied to a broad range of specialisms within and beyond Psychology. It will also develop your ability to critically reflect on your own professional challenges and development needs for working in the field of applied psychology.

Why choose this course

  • Taught by research-active staff with expertise in applied psychology
  • Unique groupwork-based module enables development and reflection on core employability skills
  • Strong Personal Development Planning and mentoring throughout the degree
  • Opportunity to tailor assessments and research dissertation to your own specific interests
  • Small cohorts ensure a personalised learning experience

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Applied Research Design & Analysis
  • Professional Research Skills
  • Behaviour change in context
  • Ethical and professional challenges in Psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class
Upper Second Class (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This programme is open to individuals with a background in Psychology. Entry criteria is a 2.1 honours degree, or a good 2.2 honours degree (including research dissertation). 
  • Whilst we may consider applications from those with a background in a closely related area, due to the nature of this programme this would depend upon an assessment of academic writing and psychological research skills.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP per year during 18 months.
  • National

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7500 GBP per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Lampeter

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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