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   Cognitive Neuroscience   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Behavioural Science (Research)   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Interventions in Childhood   comprehensive profile   Jönköping University
  Evolution and Human Behaviour (Research)     Newcastle University
  Clinical Communication Studies     University of Sheffield
  Child and Adolescent Mental Health     University of South Wales
  Psychiatry     Cardiff University
  Psychology     Lancaster University
  Psychology     University of Bedfordshire
  Psychology     University of Bath
  Political Psychology of International Relations     University of Birmingham
  Health Psychology     King's College London
  Clinical Paediatric Neuropsychology     University College London
  Psychology     The University of Sunderland
  Research in Clinical Psychology     University of Hertfordshire
  Forensic Psychology     Middlesex University London
  Behavioural Science (Executive Master)     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Forensic Psychology     Birmingham City University
  Psychological Research     Bangor University
  Person-Centred Counselling     University of Aberdeen
  Psychology of Music     University of Sheffield
  Psychodynamic Counselling     University of Essex
  Research Methods in Psychology     University of Southampton
  Forensic Psychology     University of Gloucestershire
  Social, Genetic & Developmental Psychiatry     King's College London
  Addiction Psychology and Counselling     London South Bank University
  Psychological Approaches to Health and Management     University of Bedfordshire
  Art Psychotherapy (MPhil)     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Nursing (Mental Health)     Northumbria University
  Occupational and Organisational Psychology     Northumbria University
  Information Design     University of Reading
  Health Psychology and Clinical Skills     Teesside University
  Psychology     Swansea University
  Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy     University of Roehampton
  ...     ...


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