Don't miss our weekly Masters newsletter | Sign up now Don't miss our weekly Masters newsletter | Sign up now

We have 11 Masters Degrees in Social Psychology still available for January start in 2025




All Locations


All Institutions


All Qualifications

Study Type

All Study Types

Start Term

Januay start

Online only

Masters Degrees in Social Psychology still available for January start in 2025

We have 11 Masters Degrees in Social Psychology still available for January start in 2025

What is a Masters in Social Psychology?

  • Masters degrees in Social Psychology involve advanced study of human behaviour in social contexts and interactions.
  • Related postgraduate specialisms include Community Psychology, Personality and Psychology of Gender.
  • Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in an appropriate subject such as Psychology or Social Science.

Why study a Masters in Social Psychology?

Develop Skills and Knowledge

Masters degrees allow you to deepen your understanding of a subject and develop new skills. For a Masters in Social Psychology, this might include:

  • Advanced Psychological Understanding: Mastery of psychological theories and principles as they apply to social behaviour, including research methodologies and statistical analysis.
  • Behavioural Analysis and Intervention: Skills in analysing social interactions and group dynamics, and designing evidence-based interventions to influence attitudes and behaviours.
  • Research and Communication: Proficiency in conducting social psychological research, analysing data, and communicating findings to diverse audiences.

Further Career Development

Completing a Masters degree could be beneficial for your career development. For some roles, a Masters degree is outright required—for others, it may instead lead to faster career progression or improve your career mobility. For more information, please visit our Masters employability guide.

After completing your Masters in Social Psychology, a potential career option might be employment as a Psychologist. According to UK salary data from Glassdoor, a Psychologist earns an average of £37,893 per year, dependent on factors such as experience, employer and employment location.

Improve Employability

Completing a Masters degree may also improve your employability. According to the UK government's LEO Graduate and Postgraduate Outcomes survey, over 89% of Psychology Masters students were in further education or employment three years after graduation.

What do prospective Psychology Masters students think about study?

We host the Pulse postgraduate survey to understand the motivations, concerns and expectations of students just like you. For prospective Psychology Masters students in 2023:

  • 67% were either positive or very positive about employment after graduation.
  • 49% preferred on campus learning, 26% preferred online/distance learning, and 24% preferred a blended approach.
  • 38% were interested in part-time study.
  • In order of popularity, the top three study motivations were:
    • Subject interest
    • Career entry
    • Gateway to higher level study

If you'd like to make your voice heard, why not complete our survey? Your feedback will help us ensure our site is as helpful as possible for students like you!

Note: This guidance was produced with the assistance of AI. However, all data is derived from reliable, authoratitive sources, and all content has been reviewed by humans.

Read more
Showing results to of 11
  • 1