Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above).
Months of entry
This Masters is designed to provide a broad and critical awareness of psychological theory and practice. Graduates will have a range of intellectual and practical skills, including initiative, self-reliance and critical ability, which are readily adaptable to the needs of the labour market.
Why this programme
- Psychology at the University of Glasgow is consistently ranked amongst the top 10 in the UK recently achieving 4th in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2017).
- With a 95% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2015, the school continues to meet student expectations combining both teaching excellence and a supportive learning environment.
Modes of delivery include online lectures and seminars.
You will undertake an online practical portfolio and research projects including a dissertation.
- Cognitive psychology
- Conceptual and historical issues in psychology
- Human development
- Individual differences
- Physiological psychology
- Research methods
- Social psychology
- Research project (Dissertation).
Optional courses (two chosen)
- A typical development
- Applied Qualitative Methods
- Clinical Health
- Current Issues
- Educational Psychology
This MSc can function as both a feeder for a PhD and also as an industry-focused qualification. Graduates of this programme may go on to further academic training and pursue a PhD.
Information for international students
Fees and funding
Please see the list of scholarship opportunities available.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Dr Margaret Martin