University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham


Students can choose from 3 pathways: Psychology, including child development, perception and cognition, language and communication; brain imaging and cognitive neuroscience; cognitive neuropsychology and rehabilitation.

Entry requirements

At least a good undergraduate degree (at least 2.1 or equivalent) in psychology or a related discipline; students must wish to extend their understanding of psychology, to become better prepared for a quality employment situation, or to aim for a further degree.

Course modules

Getting into research; proposing research; research project; research placement; getting into psychology; current research 1 and 2 (10 credits each); foundations (10 credits); honing your skills; transferable skills (10 credits); computer use (10 credits); design and analysis 1 (10 credits); design and analysis 2 (10 credits).

Assessment methods

Students are assessed by a variety of methods including marked essays and reports, presentations, and peer assessments.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,840 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 16,350 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 3,420 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Service
Telephone number: 
0121 414 5005