The Department of Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University boasts research expertise of international repute. Choosing to study with us will not only provide you with an intellectually stimulating degree, but also by providing you with access to the latest research expertise and specialist equipment, we will develop your thirst for knowledge and inspire you to question, research and analyse your theories.
We are committed to ensuring that our graduates are employable professionals. It is increasingly important that your postgraduate degree programme develop the skills that employers are after and alongside the acquisition of academic knowledge, our students will develop and apply skills in: -Assessment -Verbal communication -Professional report writing -Evaluation -Analytical thinking
The MSc Psychology programme is available as either a taught or research master's level programme.
This is one of the most flexible on our continuing professional development programme offering a diverse portfolio of core and optional modules.
Core research modules include: -Personal and professional development -Preparing for academic practice -Quantitative research methods -Qualitative research methods -Dissertation
This route is most suited to those wishing to undertake higher level general studies in Psychology, or for those who want to develop their professional understanding and skills in specific areas of Psychology. It is also possible to design a specialised programme that is not available via one of the main routes.
Part time students are advised to take a minimum of 40 credits in the first year of study. The Dissertation and Personal and Professional Development units should be taken in the final year of study.
Features and benefits of the course
-Modular programme -Choice of electives -130 high quality academic papers in print over the last 12 months -96% of students are satisfied with the quality of our teaching (NSS) -We have a clear focus on student employability, offering psychometric testing and workshops to support students in their personal progression and future job applications