Taught course

Applied Psychology

Coventry University · Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants must have at least a 2:2 degree in either psychology or a relevant discipline, with at least 120 credits of psychology. The equivalent of a grade C in Maths at GCSE Level is also required. Applicants for whom English is not their first language must have IELTS 6.5 or above.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme is for students who have previously studied psychology and want to further their knowledge and understanding of an applied area of psychology.

Students will study general psychology at an advanced level and specialise in their choice of, educational and child psychology, counselling and clinical psychology or forensic psychology.

You will get the skills you need to work in an applied or research setting, specialise in a particular field of psychology and learn advanced psychological practices.

Indicative Course Content

  • Research methods in psychology;
  • ethics in psychology;
  • contemporary issues in psychology;
  • issues in professional practice.

Students will also take specialist modules in one of the following areas:

  • educational and child psychology;
  • clinical and counselling psychology;
  • forensic psychology.

You will also conduct an extensive piece of independent research on a topic of your choice.

Information for international students

Please contact our International/EU Office: Telephone: +44(0)24 7615 2152 www.coventry.ac.uk/iocontactus

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Recruitment and Admissions Office
024 7765 4321