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   Interventions in Childhood   comprehensive profile   Jönköping University
  Clinical and Developmental Psychopathology   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  Psychology (Amsterdam)   comprehensive profile   Northumbria University
  Occupational and Organisational Psychology   comprehensive profile   Northumbria University
  Psychology (MRes)   comprehensive profile   Northumbria University
  Mental Health Law   comprehensive profile   Northumbria University
  Health Psychology   comprehensive profile   Northumbria University
  Nursing (Mental Health)   comprehensive profile   Northumbria University
  Psychology   comprehensive profile   Northumbria University
  Sport and Exercise Psychology   comprehensive profile   Northumbria University
  Psychology     Keele University
  Applied Social Psychology     University of Sussex
  Lifespan Neuropsychology     Bournemouth University
  Occupational Psychology     Birkbeck, University of London
  Health Psychology     University of Portsmouth
  Foundations of Clinical Psychology and Mental Health     University of Sussex
  Psychoanalytic Studies     Birkbeck, University of London
  Psychology     University of York
  Social Genetic & Developmental Psychiatry (Research)     King's College London
  Psychology     Birmingham City University
  Organisational and Social Psychology     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Jungian and Post-Jungian Studies     University of Essex
  Experimental Psychology     University of Sussex
  Evolutionary Psychology     University of Stirling
  Clinical and Health Psychology     University of Edinburgh
  Psychology (MRes)     Bangor University
  Business Psychology     Coventry University London
  Psychology and Education     University of Sheffield
  Psychodrama (Top-Up)     Anglia Ruskin University
  Foundations of Clinical Neuropsychology     Bangor University
  Clinical Psychology     University of Nottingham
  Foundations of Clinical Psychology     University of Southampton
  Psychoanalysis     Kingston University
  Cognitive Neuroscience     University of Sussex
  Psychology (Conversion)     University of Chester
  Applied Psychology (Therapies)     University of Salford
  Psychology     Birkbeck, University of London
  Mental Health Research     University of Nottingham
  Psychology     University of Aberdeen
  Mental Health and Law     Queen Mary University of London
  ...     ...


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