Taught course

Applied Psychology

Institution
Coventry University · Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

Applicants should hold the equivalent of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in Psychology.

Applicants holding an equivalent professional qualifications and experience will be considered, but must have a degree in either psychology or a relevant discipline, with at least 120 credits of psychology.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Applied psychology uses scientific psychological principles, methods and findings to study and solve problems associated with the human mind and behaviour. It is widely used in mental health, occupational psychology, business management, education, health, criminology and law.

This course is aimed at graduates who have previously studied psychology and want the opportunity to further their general knowledge to an advanced level, as well as the chance to develop an understanding of how psychology is applied to a particular aspect of real life. Areas of applied psychology studied include: educational psychology, child psychology, clinical psychology and counselling psychology.

The extended version of the course ‘with Professional Experience’* contains substantive placement experience* which aims to enable you to gain real world experience in an applied psychology-relevant setting.

*Please note that placement opportunities are subject to competitive application, availability, meeting visa requirements and additional costs may apply such as travel and accommodation.

Information for international students

This course requires IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5. Pre-sessional English is available if required.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Recruitment and Admissions Office
Email
ukpostgraduate@coventry.ac.uk