M.Sc. Online

Psychology (Distance learning)

University of Leicester

24 months
5747 GBP/year
5747 GBP/year
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This Psychology (Distance learning) course from the University of Leicester, accredited postgraduate degree offers a broad range of modules that cover the key areas of psychology, including cognitive, social, developmental and biological psychology plus research methods. We also have a focus on applied psychology with a dedicated module designed to support you in your psychology career.


The Psychology (Distance learning) course from the University of Leicester is offered part-time and on a distance learning basis, meaning you can study with us from anywhere at a time to suit you. You can combine achieving a qualification with work or family commitments. Support is provided through lively online discussion forums with your peers and the teaching team. Materials are presented in an interactive way designed to ensure engagement with each subject area.

A two-day residential Course Conference is held annually, consisting of workshops and study skills sessions.

Careers and employability

A postgraduate qualification is an investment in your future. There is no doubt that studying for a postgraduate qualification can help your career prospects – you will gain the deeper knowledge and high end skills and that will set you apart. Studying with us gives a clear signal to employers. It demonstrates that you have the spark, ambition and commitment to take your career to the next level. Your employer will also benefit directly from your newly acquired understanding and capabilities.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Psychological Research Methods
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology and Individual Differences
  • Biological Psychology
  • Social and Developmental Psychology
  • Applied Psychology

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Please note: the October 2021 intake of this course is full. Applications are not yet open for the October 2022 intake.


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Second class honours degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5747 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11495 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5747 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11495 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.


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