University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Psychology

The MSc Psychology by Research allows you to conduct an independent psychological study in a vibrant research culture. The School of Psychology and Therapeutic Studies at the University of South Wales is home to internationally-recognised academics with diverse research interests. We offer a comprehensive range of equipment and laboratory space, and a supportive atmosphere in which to conduct your research.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in psychology or a related discipline. For applicants who do not possess formal qualifications, relevant professional experience may be taken into account via the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)/Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) mechanism (University regulations will apply).

Course modules

Research topics include, but are not restricted to:
•Parent-Child Relationships
•Older Citizens and Community Participation
•Online Romantic Relationships
•Cyber Bullying
•Sport Psychology
•Psychology of Spelling
•Psychology of Deception

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on completing your Research Methodology training and submitting a dissertation of your own research of around 25,000 words, at the end of which you will receive an oral examination by an external assessor.dissertation of your own research of around 25,000 words.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Treforest Campus Pontypridd CF37 1DL Wales

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