Whether you're already working in the sector, or a graduate looking to start a career in the field, our MSc Psychology and Learning Disability degree course will give you the skills to enhance your practice and meet the challenges of working in social care.
From helping to identify those who need extra support, to helping those with intellectual disability live more independently, this course will give you the knowledge required to make a positive difference in your career. You can choose to complete the course over one or two years through distance learning, giving you the flexibility to fit your studies around existing work commitments.
You'll graduate with the skills and confidence to support children and adults with learning disabilities, and gain an academic qualification that will improve your career prospects.
On this course, you'll:
We'll help you to identify voluntary roles and opportunities that will complement your studies.
When you complete this course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the heritage, teaching, or other related industries.
After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.
When you graduate, you'll be in a strong position to make significant progress in your career, in senior management positions and upwards. Previous graduates have also gone on to study for advanced academic qualifications, like PhDs or professional doctorates.
Career opportunities include:
We'll provide you with as much support as possible in finding employment, through close industrial contact, careers events, recruitment fairs and individual advice.
Visit the Psychology and Learning Disability (Distance Learning) MSc page on the University of Portsmouth website for more details!
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