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Applied Psychology

12 months
12480 GBP/year
7370 GBP/year
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This MSc Applied Psychology course offered at the Robert Gordon University is designed to allow those without a psychology undergraduate degree to develop the wide-range of subject-specific and generic skills required for a career as a professional Psychologist. It will enable you to scientifically study individuals, the mind and behaviour, to make a lasting positive impact on people and society.


At the Robert Gordon University studying the MSc Applied Psychology the flexible nature of the course makes it career-enhancing, as it is tailored to your personal needs and professional requirements. It allows you to study an elective module in an applied area of your choice, and the research project enables you to explore psychological questions in a real-world context which are relevant to your interests, experiences and future career ambitions.

Job Prospects

Successful completion of the MSc will enable you to pursue further training as a HCPC-registered and/or Chartered Psychologist in a range of psychology areas such as: clinical, counselling, education, forensic, occupational, health, sport and exercise, teaching and research.

On graduation you will be equipped with a broad range of skills including the ability to: solve problems and reason scientifically; make critical judgements and evaluations; demonstrate ethical awareness and sensitivity to contextual and interpersonal factors; communicate and collaborate successfully.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding Psychology As A Science
  • Developmental Psycholog
  • Personality And Individual Differences
  • Social Psychology
  • Biological Psychology And Neuroscience

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadlines are agreed for individual courses. Make sure you apply in time to be sure of your chance of a place.


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have an Honours degree with a final degree classification of at least 2:2 or international equivalent.
  • Degrees in areas related to the social sciences, education, health and social care, and experience in research methods are desirable.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12480 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12480 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7370 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7370 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Rest of UK and EU: £7,370 per year


  • National/UK/EU: £2,770 year one
  • International: £4,680 year one


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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