Entry requirements are a first or upper second class degree (or equivalent) involving psychology, or a similar subject area that will be involved in your research (e.g. computer science, criminology, management, communication studies, healthcare, music, and education to name but a few). Students who do not have a degree in psychology will be invited to attend selected undergraduate lectures in psychology and research methods.
Months of entry
January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February
Applied Psychology at Heriot-Watt University bridges the gaps that are often found between theory and real-world application. Our research activities are focused on two research groups concerning:
- Lifespan Cognitive and Social Development.
- Attention, Perception and Action.
In addition to the research that has been funded by research councils, much of our research is carried out in collaboration with external bodies from the public and private sectors such as the NHS, the Scottish Executive, the Health and Safety Executive, and the Transport and Road Research Laboratory.
Relationships and Well-Being; Applied Cognition and Vision; and Cognitive Development and Education.
Information for international students
English language requirement IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
Fees and funding
Research council, University, Industry
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Dorothy Haston
- 0131 451 3456
- 0131 451 3009