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MSc - Social Psychology

University of Kent    School of Psychology

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 Year Full Time / 2 Years Part Time

About the course

What are the key motives that affect people’s reactions to the social world? Develop critical, analytical and problem-solving skills while analysing the social psychological aspects of problems in a range of applied contexts.


Immerse yourself in modules exploring the psychology of intergroup behaviour, social cognition and attitudes and persuasion, relating this social psychological research to social problems. Taught by world-leading experts, in a leading centre for social psychology, developing you into an independent thinker ready to continue onto a doctorate or train as a psychologist.

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Entry Requirements

A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with:
a. Adequate level of academic achievement - a final degree classification (grade average) of at least a 2.2 or Merit in the UK system.
b. Statistics and research methods training in the social sciences

All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications. Please see the course page for more details.

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