University of Chicago Featured Masters Courses
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Featured Masters Courses
Swansea University Featured Masters Courses

Evolutionary and Comparative Psychology: The Origins of Mind (MSc)

University of St Andrews School of Psychology and Neuroscience

Full time September MSc One year full time

About the course

The MSc in Evolutionary and Comparative Psychology is a full-time taught postgraduate programme run by the School of Psychology and Neuroscience. This distinctive programme tackles fundamental issues associated with the origins of animal and human cognition via a wide range of theoretical and methodological approaches.


  • Students gain a detailed knowledge of the evolutionary, comparative, and developmental psychology literature and principal theoretical and methodological issues in these fields.
  • The course equips students with the necessary skills to pursue a research degree at MPhil or PhD level in psychology.
  • Students have the opportunity, subject to availability, to undertake independent research at a given research centre in the UK or abroad, typically over the summer period.
  • The

Read more about this course

Entry Requirements

A good 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree in Psychology or a cognate discipline.

English language proficiency.

For further details, please View Website

Course Content

Search Suggestions

Search Suggestions

Based on your current searches we recommend the following search filters.