M.Sc. On Campus

Applied Psychology

The University of the West Indies

15 months
8000 USD/year
8000 USD/year
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The M.Sc. in Applied Psychology at the University of the West Indies was developed to meet the needs of the growing number of graduates in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean.  

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The Applied Psychology program offered by the University of the West Indies will be an attractive offering to recent university graduates and practicioners who require analytical skills to address psychological issues within organisations and society.

Graduates with M.S. in Applied Psychology from the University of the West Indies will:

  • Have a working knowledge and appreciation of the discipline of psychology and psychological research;
  • Be able to analyse organisational and society problems by applying contemporary psychological theory;
  • Be able to conduct social psychological research to address organisational and societal problems;
  • Be able to contribute to the body of knowledge of psychology by futhering Caribbean psychological research; and who will
  • Be adequately skilled to pursue further postgraduate study in social psychology and related disciplines.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Themes in Applied Psychology 
  • Applied Research Design and Statistics 
  • Advanced Developmental Psychology 
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Psychology 
  • Cross Cultural Psychology 
  • Psychometrics 
  • Psychopathology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines


39 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To qualify for entry applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or a related field with at least Second Class honours or equivalent. 
  • Students without a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or Social Work will be considered but the department will require these students to complete specific pre-requisite courses. 
  • Most applicants will be interviewed.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 USD for the full programme during 15 months.
  • National

    8000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 USD for the full programme during 15 months.


Living costs for Bridgetown

1960 - 2590 BBD /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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