Master of Psychology
Are you interested in humans behaviour and the reasons for it? Choose a Master of Psychology!

Master of Psychology

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Are you thinking of earning a Masters degree in Psychology? In this balanced Masters programme, which is both theoretically and practically oriented, you deal with topics such as understanding and analysing human behaviour and interactions. This means you will gain theoretical insights and verify these with practical exercises.

This approach not only gives you knowledge in behavioural genetics, cognitive neuroscience or psycho-neuro-immunology, but also practical skills for diagnostic and research methods.

Distinguishing between MA and MSc of Psychology

The two types of Masters degree in Psychology are the Master of Science (MSc) and the Master of Arts (MA). An MSc degree is focused on research and neurosciences, whereas an MA degree focuses on psychological theory and the contribution of psychology in a social context.

Both types generally involve a period of study that lasts two to three years. Most universities require applicants to have a successfully completed Bachelors degree in Psychology.

Career prospects 

With a Masters degree in Psychology your career opportunities are diverse. For instance, as a specialist in clinical psychology you can either work in hospitals, psychotherapeutic institutions or rehabilitation facilities. However, if you are interested in becoming a professional psychologists with your own establishment, job options are limited and require further qualifications.

List of universities offering Master of Psychology:

    study programmes     universities
comprehensive profile   Behavioural Science (Research)   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Psychology   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Interventions in Childhood   comprehensive profile   Jönköping University
comprehensive profile   Cognitive Neuroscience   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
  Genes in Behaviour and Health (Research)   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  Clinical and Developmental Psychopathology   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  Psychology and Education (Conversion)     University of Sheffield
  Trauma Science (Military and Austere)     Queen Mary University of London
  Social Development Practice     University College London
  Psychology of Mental Health     London Metropolitan University
  Health Psychology     Middlesex University London
  Foundations in Clinical Psychology and Health Services     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Psychology of Advertising     Lancaster University
  Clinical Aspects of Psychology     University of Reading
  Psychological Therapies     University of Worcester
  Research Methods in Psychology     University of Southampton
  Psychological Studies (Conversion)     University of Glasgow
  Psychotherapy and Counselling     Regent's University London
  Psychodynamics of Human Development     Birkbeck, University of London
  Health Psychology     University of Derby
  Clinical Applications of Psychology     Kingston University
  Occupational Psychology     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Forensic Psychology     Newcastle University
  Psychology of Sport     University of Stirling
  Business Psychology     University of Gloucestershire
  Psychoanalytic Studies     Birkbeck, University of London
  Psychodynamic Counselling     University of Essex
  Applied Psychology (Therapies)     University of Salford
  Applied Sport And Exercise Psychology     Staffordshire University
  Psychology     University of Bradford
  Health Psychology     University of St Andrews
  Psychological Approaches to Health and Management     University of Bedfordshire
  Psychology     Liverpool Hope University
  Developmental Psychology     University of East Anglia
  Psychology     University of Sussex
  ...     ...


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