Entry requirements

To join this MSc you should have a degree equivalent to UK upper second class honours (2:1 or above) in psychology or a cognate discipline involving human sciences, including Business and Management, Geography, Social Sciences or Sport and Exercise Science, or a health related subject. Students with a lower second class honours degree (2:2) may be admitted at the department’s discretion, based on evidence of relevant experience and/or prior learning. An interview forms part of the selection process.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This taught Masters degree is designed for graduates in Psychology or a related discipline who wish to learn and apply the skills needed to thrive in a range of careers in organisations, from start-ups to multinationals. The programme is framed around the key skills of creativity, innovation, communication, teamwork, leadership and management. It provides an immersive learning environment that fosters theses skills through a combination of traditional, modern and technology-enhanced learning methods. Above all, the course is organic, enabling you to acquire the relevant skills by undertaking and discussing projects and activities that are derived from your own motives, knowledge and experience.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for full-time study on this MSc are: £5,220 for UK and EU students and £13,000 for international students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2019/20; £5,400 for UK and EU students and £13,250 for international students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2020/21 (pending confirmation of arrangements for EU students). Tuition fees for part-time study on this MSc are: £29 per credit for UK and EU students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2019/20, i.e. £580 per 20 credit module; £30 per credit for UK and EU students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2020/21, i.e. £600 per 20 credit module (pending confirmation of arrangements for EU students). 180 credits are required to complete a Masters degree.The University may administer a small inflationary rise in part-time postgraduate tuition fees in subsequent academic years as you progress through the course.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Assessment

You will be assessed through a combination of group-based presentations, written assignments, individual reflective portfolios and a 10,000 word dissertation.

Course contact details

Phone
+44(0)1695 575171