Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Applied Psychology

This course focuses on applied psychology, reflecting the distinctive practical emphasis of the subject and trains students to apply knowledge of psychological theory and evidence to solving real-world problems.

Entry requirements

For MSc level entry, candidates must hold a 1st or 2nd Class Honours Degree or equivalent qualification from a British or approved overseas university. For Diploma level entry, candidates must hold a degree, preferably at Honours level in an appropriate subject. Applicants with a degree in a subject other than psychology should have studied the subject at introductory level. The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules are chosen from a range that covers applications of psychology in: leadership; the management of change; education; public health; criminal justice; consumer behaviour and marketing; product design; provision for an ageing population; promotion of healthy relationships; and abnormal development; a module in research methods is also offered.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Sponsorship information

Some funding may be available on a competitive basis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,900 per Year 1 (International) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (EU) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (England) 6 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,900 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Life Sciences
Telephone number: 
0131 4513455