This masters degree provides a valuable opportunity to gain an advanced understanding of a range of fields in psychology, including cognitive, social, forensic and counselling psychology. It aims to develop critical appraisal skills in psychology research and practice. You also gain an understanding of the reciprocal relationship psychological research has with medicine, public policy, public opinion and the media.
This is a rigorous masters degree requiring an aptitude for critical analytical thinking and for understanding the principles driving different research methods. Completing the qualification will enable you to source, select and review psychological research independently, evaluate its relevance for complex real life issue/cases, assess its validity, and clearly communicate your findings to academic and non-academic audiences.
Key features of the course
Provides a valuable opportunity to enhance your analytical and communication skills, as well as developing the latest skills in research literacy
Bespoke teaching material and experienced tutors will guide you through the exploration of fascinating cutting-edge topic areas and research, enabling you to engage with these in a sophisticated manner
Relevant for existing professionals or those wishing to pursue a career in all areas of public policy, social justice, management, the health services, and advertising and marketing.
Please note that this masters degree is not accredited by The British Psychological Society.