Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University of London

Applied Social Psychology

The broad spectrum of psychology examines the ways in which human beings think, feel, behave and interact. Study Applied Social Psychology at Royal Holloway, University of London and you'll develop an advanced understanding of human social interactions, their origins and their impact on the individual, and equip yourself with knowledge of cutting-edge developments and issues in applied social psychology. You'll join a vibrant research community with access to an on-site MRI scanner for studying brain structure and activity, an EEG machine, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) equipment, technology for tracking eye movements, software for creating virtual reality environments and a dedicated baby lab for studying the development of young infants. You'll be part of a friendly, welcoming department with an excellent staff-to-student ratio, learning through a combination of seminars, lectures and research led by our expert academics. You'll graduate with a Masters degree from an internationally respected department, and acquire a range of analytical, methodological and communication skills crucial for PhD study. Follow your passion for Applied Social Psychology at Royal Holloway and you'll be well-placed to achieve a rewarding career in your chosen field. - Develop applicable skills and knowledge to transfer to PhD study and your future career. - Study in a department ranked 6th in the UK for research (The Research Excellence Framework 2014) - Gain a range of transferable skills to take into your future career, including highly developed literacy and numeracy skills.

Entry requirements

- UK First or Upper Second Class Honours degree (2:1) or equivalent in Psychology or a related Social Science subject with evidence of methodological and statistical training.

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other subscores.

Course modules

Mandatory modules include: multicultural existence; topics in Psychological Science; Statistics for Research; Adjustment and Wellbeing; Advanced Techniques in Social and Behavioural Research; Psychology in Applied Settings; Social Research Project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is carried out by a variety of methods including coursework, different types of presentations, examinations and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 15,800 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 15,800 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Royal Holloway Egham TW20 0EX South East

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