Taught course

Applications of Psychology

Newman University · Department of Psychology and Counselling

Entry requirements

A minimum of a second class honours degree in a relevant, cognate discipline. Potential applications may also be considered if you have other qualifications or experience that demonstrate the possession of the required knowledge and skills.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc Applications of Psychology provides students with the opportunity to study at postgraduate level in several areas of applied psychology, but with a particular emphasis on the clinical and health arena. Students will have the opportunity to formulate relevant research questions and design appropriate methodologies to address them, in the light of relevant practical constraints and ethical concerns. Students will further have the opportunity to reflect on the extent to which background and culture impact upon psychology-related work, and consider their own background and experiences. The programme is ideal for applicants who are interested in the applications of psychology, thus the programme will provide knowledge in key aspects of Psychology for example: Research Methods in Practice, Adult Psychopathology, Health Psychology in Action, Professional Issues Ethics and Diversity, Neuropsychological Assessment and CBT with Applied Psychology.This MSc does not require students to have Graduate Basis of Chartership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society.

Fees and funding

UK students
£5,500 MSc, £3,667 PgDip, £1,833 PgCert

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
24-48 months

Course contact details

Dr. Lorna Dodd
0121 476 1181 (Ext. 2453)