Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Community Psychology

These programmes are a first in the UK in Community Psychology and provide a unique opportunity to develop psychological understanding and social facilitation skills through working with people in the community. The taught programme is best suited to those who may be relatively new to working with local people for change towards a more just society or new to psychological frameworks. You will explore the key principles of working in the community psychologically and to develop skills of participative enquiry and evaluation.

Entry requirements

Applicants are normally expected to have a minimum undergraduate Honours degree at 2:2 level or equivalent plus a GCSE or equivalent in English language. Relevant experience in community psychology is desirable but not essential. Exceptionally, an applicant may be admitted if they have an unclassified degree with significant relevant work experience. Prior learning and experience may count for advanced standing.

Course modules

Modules include: Community psychology; dissertation; personal and professional development; preparing for academic practice; social psychological explorations of social change

Assessment methods

For students following the research or part time route, assignments and research can be carried out in your own workplace as wished. You will be continuously assessed throughout the programme.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Manchester Campus Manchester M15 6BH North West

Key information

Course Enquiries
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0161 247 6969