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Applied Psychology (Therapies)

This course provides insight into the causes of addiction and how cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and other psychotherapies can be used to help address stress, depression, chronic pain and other disorders. It is particularly relevant if you want to develop your understanding of psychological therapy beyond the basic level offered in some professional qualification courses.

Entry requirements

A degree, grade 2.1 or above, or equivalent in psychology or other health/social care related discipline. We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. Students whose 1st language is not English will need to provide evidence of proficiency in the English language.

Course modules

Modules include: Advanced research methods; psychological therapies for common mental health disorders; addictive behaviour; cognitive behaviour therapy and physical health; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is in a variety of ways including: theoretical essays; reflective essays; research proposal; dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Study awards include: Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship; University of Salford student loyalty discount; Country bursary scheme (for International students only).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,054 per Credit (International) 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,168 per Year 1 (International) 4 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,084 per Credit (International) 9 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,084 per Credit (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,336 per Year 1 (International) 8 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Salford Salford M5 4WT North West

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