York Saint John University

York St John University

Psychology

The programme provides a flexible route through modules in cognitive, developmental, social and community psychology to enable students to tailor their programme to their own interests. The programme aims to encourage critical thinking and an appreciation of the 'real world' applications of psychological theory and research.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in Psychology or a related discipline. Applications from students whose 1st degree was not in psychology will be considered on a case-by-case basis to ensure that they have covered sufficient levels of psychology and research methods during their 1st degree. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 6.5 in the writing component) or equivalent.

Course modules

Full-time students take two 30-credit modules per semester, followed by a 60-credit dissertation in the spring and summer. Semester 1: research methods, plus one from, critical social psychology; psychology of child development; everyday applications of cognitive psychology. Semester 2: psychological Science: perspectives and practicalities, plus one from, community psychology; principals and practice; psychology of adolescent development; applying cognitive psychology in professional contexts. Spring/summer: A dissertation module in which you can undertake and write up an extended research project (with supervision). Part-time students take 1 module in each semester in years 1 and 2, and undertake the dissertation in year 3.

Assessment methods

Essays; project reports 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 317 per Credit (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 556 per Credit (International) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 317 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 317 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 317 per Credit (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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01904 876598