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   Psychology   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Behavioural Science (Research)   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Cognitive Neuroscience (Research)   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Clinical and Developmental Psychopathology (Research)   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Genes in Behaviour and Health (Research)   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
comprehensive profile   Interventions in Childhood   comprehensive profile   Jönköping University
comprehensive profile   Cognitive Neuropsychology (Research)   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  Psychology: Regulation of Social Behaviour (Research Master)   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  Occupational Psychology     University of Gloucestershire
  Psychology     Coventry University London
  Mental Health     Anglia Ruskin University
  Forensic Psychology     Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
  Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology     University of Essex
  Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (Adult or Children and Young People)     University of Derby
  Health Psychology     De Montfort University
  Clinical and Abnormal Psychology     University of South Wales
  Foundations of Clinical Psychology     University of Southampton
  Forensic Psychology     University of Kent
  Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy     University of Oxford
  Psychology of Health and Wellbeing     University of Bradford
  Media Psychology     University of Salford
  Mental Health: Psychological Therapies     Queen Mary University of London
  Health Psychology     King's College London
  Occupational and Business Psychology     Kingston University
  Applied Behaviour Analysis     University of Kent
  Addictions (Research)     King's College London
  Psychology     Durham University
  Applied Psychology     Middlesex University London
  Mindfulness: Neuroscience and Clinical Applications     King's College London
  Dance Movement Psychotherapy     Edge Hill University
  Stress and Health     University of Roehampton
  Mental Health: Transcultural Mental Healthcare     Queen Mary University of London
  Mental Health Law     Northumbria University
  Art Psychotherapy (MPhil)     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Psychology (Conversion)     University of Nottingham
  ...     ...


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