Buckinghamshire New University

Buckinghamshire New University

Psychosocial Interventions

Psychosocial interventions relate to an individual's psychological development and how this development interacts with a social environment. Generally psychosocial interventions cover psychological interventions (for example classified into behavioural, cognitive, humanistic, motivational etc) and social approaches (for example focusing the work on families or wider social networks such a local communities). Students on this course, therefore, are exposed to the underlying principles and frameworks of interventions such as cognitive behavioural therapy; family intervention skills; motivational enhancement skills; positive psychology (skills and interventions).

Entry requirements

MSc: Applicants would normally have achieved 2.1 in a social science degree. Alternatively, candidates may have professional qualifications and/or directly relevant work experience. A 1st degree in psychology is not a pre-requisite.

Course modules

Year 1: threat, risk and impact perspectives; security management; civil protection, crisis and emergency management; business continuity management and perspectives; research and dissertation.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2019 £ 7,500 per Whole course (Home/EU) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 £ 3,750 per Academic year (Home/EU) 3 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
High Wycombe Campus HP11 2JZ South East

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