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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   Cognitive Neuroscience   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Psychology   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Interventions in Childhood   comprehensive profile   Jönköping University
  Clinical and Developmental Psychopathology   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  Genes in Behaviour and Health (Research)   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  Psychological Research Methods     Lancaster University
  Experimental Psychology     University of Oxford
  Psychology for Musicians     University of Sheffield
  Positive Behaviour Support     University of Kent
  Psychological Science (Conversion)     University of Glasgow
  Psychotherapeutic Approaches in Mental Health     Buckinghamshire New University
  Cognitive Behavioural Therapy     University of Worcester
  Applied Cognitive Psychology     York St John University
  Forensic Mental Health     University of the West of Scotland
  Rehabilitation Psychology     University of Nottingham
  Neuropsychology     University of Bristol
  Occupational Psychology     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Clinical Health Psychology     University of Strathclyde
  Mental Health Law     Northumbria University
  Psychology and Learning Disability     University of Portsmouth
  Forensic Psychology     Middlesex University London
  War & Psychiatry     King's College London
  Clinical Communication Studies     University of Sheffield
  Body Psychotherapy (Top-Up)     Anglia Ruskin University
  Psychology     Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
  Health Psychology     University of Stirling
  Mindfulness-Based Approaches     Bangor University
  Psychological Science     University of Roehampton
  Foundations in Clinical Psychology     Anglia Ruskin University
  Research Methods in Psychology     Anglia Ruskin University
  Psychology     Edge Hill University
  Art Psychotherapy (International)     Queen Margaret University
  Psychology     University of Worcester
  Research Methods in Psychology     University of Kent
  ...     ...


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