The MSc Psychology is a new programme for graduates who wish to convert an existing degree into a recognised psychology qualification.
The programme covers all of the key sub-disciplines of psychology, and provides extensive training in research skills.
The MSc will provide you with a broad overview of the subject, promoting critical appraisal in relation to psychological models, theories and methodologies.
You will conduct practical research exercises and will produce a substantial research-based dissertation.
The programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society and therefore confers Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC).
Why should I choose this programme?
The programme is designed to deliver a thorough grounding in all core areas of psychology, ensuring that you will be able to pursue a career in your chosen field upon completion.
It is likely that you will want or need the GBC in order to pursue your chosen career within psychology or you have decided to change careers into psychology.
Key components of the programme include:
•Social, cognitive, developmental, bio-evolutionary and cultural psychology modules •Extensive training in research techniques •Individual support from highly qualified academic staff
Key skills, aims and objectives
•Gain thorough grounding in required areas of psychology •Learn the skills needed to work and research effectively and independently •Gain a clear understanding of social and cultural factors relevant to psychology •Gain the ability to critically evaluate evidence, published literature and the ability to communicate this to others in a variety of formats
A BPS-recognised qualification is essential for anyone wishing to pursue a career or further study in psychology in the UK.
Psychology as a subject is popular with employers across a range of areas from marketing through to civil service.
British Psychological Society
Psychology - MSc
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Regent’s provides some of the best courses in the field of psychology. After studying the art of psychological counselling I felt the need to study the science of it. Luckily for me Regent’s was offering a master’s in psychology for the first time.
The University has partnered with Future Finance (as an alternative source of funding for our students*).The features of a Future Finance loan include:Loans are offered to all higher education students (both undergraduate and postgraduate) with a UK domiciled address, (students must meet appropriate credit checks and be aged 18 or over) Loans are offered from £2,500 - £40,000 and can include living costs as well as tuition fees Loans are repayable up to 10 years after graduation Students can take up to four three month payment breaks during the loan period Representative 11.8% APR (variable) *Further details of eligibility requirements, interest rates and other key terms of the loan are available by visiting the Future Finance webpage.https://regents.futurefinance.com/Please note that other sources of funding may be available.
Direct subsidised and unsubsidised loans for US citizens, as well as Direct PLUS loans for eligible US citizens and Green Card holders administered by the US Department of Education (USED) for all eligible degree programmes offered at Regent’s University London.
Value of Scholarship(s)
Up to the cost of attendance set up by the University
Regent's Postgraduate Progressions Scholarships reward the loyalty of undergraduate students who progress to entrol on a postgraduate degree with us. It's our way of saying thank you.Scholarships are worth up to 15% of tuition fees. The higher your degree classification, the higher the scholarship amount you will be awarded.1st class degree = 15% tuition fee reduction 2:1 class degree = 10% tuition fee reduction 2:2 class degree = 5% tuition fee reduction
Value of Scholarship(s)
up to 15% off tuition fees
Most undergraduate students who graduate with a Regent’s University London degree are eligible. Recipients will be expected to support the work of the External Relations team with on-campus recruitment activity, such as helping with Postgraduate Open Evenings.
Goa Education Trust Scholarships - India 2016
No. of awards TBC
The UK Government’s global scholarships, available to students from 118 countries worldwide (excluding the USA and the EU). Scholarships are awarded to outstanding scholars with leadership potential, either full or part funding for full-time postgraduate level study in any subject.
Value of Scholarship(s)
up to the value of £12,500
You can apply for an award if you:•are an Indian national with a valid Indian passport and domiciled in India at the time of application •hold an unconditionaloffer of a place on one of the eligible postgraduate courses at RUL for September 2016 intake; and •do not exceed the age of 30 at point of application •Have a strong academic background •are not currently registered on an undergraduate or postgraduate course at RUL. *Scholarships are for September 2016 only and cannot be deferred to a future start data
Postgraduate loans - Student Finance England 2016-17
The PGL will be available to UK Nationals (and individuals with settled status in the UK) who have been ordinarily resident in the UK and Islands for three years on the first day of the first academic year of their programme.They must have been most recently resident in England, and must not have moved there from elsewhere in the UK and Islands solely for the purpose of attending the programme. Temporary absences from the home address, such as for education or travelling, will not prevent an applicant being eligible for PGL.Individuals may be eligible if they are an EU national or if they have the residency status of refugee, humanitarian protection, EEA or Swiss migrant worker, a family member of any of the previous categories, or a child of a Swiss national or child of a Turkish worker.You are permitted to transfer between Master’s programmes and retain your Postgraduate Loan (PGL).Repeat years of study will not be funded, unless you can prove compelling personal reasons (as defined in the SFE regulations) for repeating an academic year.Further funding is not available where you do not complete your studies in the specified programme length. However, you can suspend and resume your programme. No loan disbursements will be made during suspension periods.Withdrawals from programmes will be reported to the SLC immediately, and no payments will be made when you are no longer in study.Students with outstanding student loan arrears or students who have been previously declared ‘unfit’ for student support (e.g. due to attempted fraud) are also not eligible. Please note that application for the 2016-17 academic year is not yet open. We were informed that applications will open at the end of June 2016. Please check back then for further information.Student Finance England (SFE) is now offering funding for UK and EU nationals, as well as students with the status of Migrant Worker (under the age of 60 on the date of first class of the first Master’s degree).Students, who already hold one Master’s degree (or an equivalent or higher-level qualification) will not be eligible.Internal / external funding: ExternalType of funding: Discretionary non-means-tested loan to a maximum of £10,000 for a Master’s programme. This is a contribution towards the costs of study, in other words, it will be at your own discretion how you use the loan – towards fees, maintenance costs or other costs.
A minimum of a lower-second class (2:2) UK honours undergraduate degree or its international equivalent from a recognised institution.Other equivalent international qualifications as recommended by the National Academic Recognition Information Centre will be accepted. If you are unsure as to the comparability of your qualification, please contact us. .For those applicants whose mother tongue is not English, we also require proof of English proficiency - please view our website.In most cases English and Maths at GCSE level are required.