Kingston University

Kingston University

Psychology

The course covers all of the key subdisciplines of psychology, and will provide extensive training in research skills related to psychology. In addition to providing a broad (yet detailed) overview of the subject, it promotes critical appraisal in relation to psychological models, theories and methodologies. Students conduct practical research exercises, and produce a substantial research-based dissertation in an area of psychology that they choose (subject to availability).

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in psychology or comprises partly of psychology (not accredited by the BPS); or (exceptionally) a degree in a science or social science discipline; all applicants must be able to demonstrate mathematical competence equivalent to grade C or above at GCSE level; all applicants whose 1st language is not English need IELTS of 6.5 overall with 7.0 in writing.

Course modules

Modules include: Cognition and biological psychology; methods and statistics for psychology; psychology dissertation; the person in psychology. Optional modules: advanced developmental psychology; advanced issues in the psychology of thinking; applications of psychological research; critical social psychology (memory, narrative and representation); neuropsychology and neuro-rehabilitation; social development in childhood and adolescence; the psychology of health and well-being; drug use and abuse; issues and controversies in psychology and mental health.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes essays; in-class tests; presentations; unseen examinations; laboratory reports; dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE South East

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