University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews


The programme will provide a detailed knowledge of the core areas of psychology and principal theoretical and methodological issues in the field. The programme will also provide students with the statistical and methodological skills necessary to undertake research in psychology.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2.1 degree from a recognised UK university or equivalent. This programme is for students who have not previously studied Psychology to degree level.

Course modules

Modules include: Quantitative research methods in social science; methods of data analysis in psychology; review; conceptual issues and theoretical perspectives; assessment in clinical psychology; developmental psychology; social psychology; cognitive and behavioural neuroscience or evolutionary and comparative psychology; perception or cognition; research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a combination of ongoing coursework, projects and end of semester examinations.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of St Andrews St Andrews KY16 9AX Scotland

Key information

Postgraduate Secretary
Telephone number: 
+44(0)1334 462157