York Saint John University

York St John University

Community and Critical Social Psychology

Students focus on understanding psychology in social context, and seek to provide novel perspectives and insights aimed at the achievement of social justice.

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally have a 2.1 in psychology or a closely related discipline, although in cases where exceptional performance on the final year project, mitigating circumstances or relevant employment can be demonstrated, applicants may be considered who have a 2.2. Applicants whose 1st degree is not in psychology will be accepted on a case-by-case basis to ensure that they have covered sufficient levels of psychology and research methods during their first degree. Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have IELTS at grade 6.5 or above (including a minimum of 6.5 in the writing component) or another acceptable English language qualification.

Course modules

Modules include: critical social psychology; research methods; community psychology: principles and practice; psychological science: perspectives and practicalities; a dissertation module; students also get practical experience of designing and conducting research, as well as the opportunity to undertake a placement involving the design of a community-based intervention.

Assessment methods

Essays; brief reports; a presentation; a proposal for, and report on, a community intervention; a research proposal and an independent research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,700 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 556 per Credit (International) 3 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,700 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 556 per Credit (International) 3 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,700 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 556 per Credit (International) 3 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
York St John University York YO31 7EX Yorkshire and the Humber

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