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Psychology

Open University in Scotland

Content

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. You'll develop critical appraisal skills in the evaluation of 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.

Completing this rigorous masters degree 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.

Entry Requirements

You must hold a UK honours degree (2:2 at least) or equivalent to be accepted for the MSc in Psychology. Your first degree need not be in forensic psychology or psychology, but you must have the skills expected of a social sciences graduate.

Computer and internet access necessary

Start Date

October

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

2 - 10 years

Faculty

General

Department

Psychology and Counselling

SCQF Level

11

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