Open University

Open University

Psychology (F74)

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. It aims to develop critical appraisal skills in 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. This is a rigorous masters degree requiring an aptitude for critical analytical thinking and for understanding the principles driving different research methods. Completing the qualification 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.

Course modules

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning October 2017 - 3 years

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Distance Learning

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