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The application of psychological research has positively affected a variety of sectors ranging from business to education, mental health, and sport. Graduates from this Applied Psychology MSc at Middlesex University will be able to apply their skills and expertise within their chosen professional field.

About

Why study MSc Applied Psychology at Middlesex University?

Designed with an emphasis on qualitative and quantitative research, this course equips you with a sound understanding of the theoretical and practical issues in applied psychology. Based at our Hendon Campus in London, you will benefit from the experience of our dedicated and enthusiastic staff. You will gain access to some of the pioneering psychology facilities for teaching and research in the UK.

This programme is ideally suited to those who may wish to extend their research interests to doctoral level or who work in local and central government agencies around the world. It can also be a stepping-stone for developing an interest in professional practice following further related studies. The course has a step-off point at Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate and covers Neuropsychology, Health, Business and Counselling, and Psychotherapy.

Course highlights

  • We have excellent employment results: over 90% of our psychology graduates are employed within six months of completing their degree.
  • Our psychology teaching and research facilities are unrivalled. They include fully equipped lecture theatres and tutorial spaces; a pychophysiology laboratory; social observation laboratories; a video editing suite; a virtual reality laboratory; auditory cognition laboratory; and testing cubicles.
  • You will benefit from the expertise of our teaching staff who are leading researchers in health psychology, forensic psychology, and qualitative research.
  • As a student of this course, you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Career opportunities

There are strong employment prospects for Psychology graduates and salaries in this field are excellent. The range of professional skills that psychology graduates develop ensures that they are highly valued across the economy.

This programme is ideally suited to those who may intend to practice outside the UK or who may extend their research interests to doctoral level or work in local and central government agencies across Europe. After completion of the Masters programme, students may work in health services, public health organisations, and academia.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

    • Applied Neuropsychology in Education 
    • Counselling and Psychotherapy in Applied Psychology
    • Research Methods in Applied Psychology
    • Research: Practice and Reporting 
    • Research & Issues in Applied Psychology
    • Applied Psychometrics 

          Detailed Programme Facts

          • More details:

            We recommend applying as early as possible for your chosen postgraduate course to ensure you are granted a place.

            EU/INT induction: September 

          • Programme intensity

            You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

            Full-time
            • Full-time duration 12 months
            Part-time
            • Average part-time duration 24 months
            • Intensity Flexible
          • Credits
            180 alternative credits
          • Languages
            • English
          • Delivery mode
            On Campus
          • More information Go to the programme website

          English Language Requirements

          • Minimum required score:

            6.5

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          • Minimum required score:

            87

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          Academic Requirements

          You need the following GPA score:

          Required score: Lower Second Class

          Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

          Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

          General Requirements

          • A 2:2 class honours degree, or higher, in an appropriate subject.

          Tuition Fee

          • International

            13896 GBP/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 13900 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
          • EU/EEA

            9096 GBP/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 9100 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

          UK/EU Students

          • Part-time per taught credit: £61

          International Students

          • Part-time per taught credit: £93

          Living costs for London

          • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
            Living Costs

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

          Funding

          We don't want you to be discouraged from university study due to financial reasons so we offer scholarships, awards and bursaries. They aren't like a loan because you don't need to pay them back.

          We award them for different reasons based on your personal circumstances, such as academic achievement. You can use the money to reduce your tuition fees or to assist with expenses.

          You could be entitled for a loan from Student Finance of up to £10,906 for taught and research master's courses. This is a non means-tested loan to help cover your fees, other course costs and living costs.

          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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