An honours degree (minimum 2:2) in a related discipline or an equivalent qualification and relevant experience in the field of trauma is essential. An interview may also be required.
Months of entry
Our MSc in Psychological Trauma offers an excellent opportunity to study a specialised area of psychological health and wellbeing.
The course is well-established and has a respected reputation. It attracts both national and international students.
Staff include a range of internal and external lecturers with extensive clinical and academic experience in their respective areas.
This course will be of interest to anyone working in a setting where psychological trauma occurs, or those that have had experience of psychological trauma in other areas. The course is delivered in a block format of four full days per module to make it more accessible to those in employment.
Our students come from a diverse range of occupational backgrounds; a number are new graduates with relevant trauma experience.
The course is delivered in a block format of four full days per module to make it more accessible to those in employment. Teaching is delivered via interactive lectures, group discussion, experiential group exercises, student presentations, case presentations and a simulation. There are 30 contact hours and an anticipated 200 hours of self-directed learning for each module.
Part of the assessment is in class, which will involve presentations, group work and posters. The remaining assessment is a 3,500-word written essay completed after each module block.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time36 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Department of Social and Political Sciences