Masters in Social Sciences

Psychology

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“Sit down and tell me how it’s making you feel”: that’s what most people expect from psychologist and what everybody assumes a Psychology degree implies. But it goes way beyond this cliché.
Psychology is a subdiscipline of Social Sciences, where you focus on everything related to the human psyche and how it’s affected by society, culture, and the contemporary era. And don't even get me started of how the subconscious affects our behaviour!

Combining old doctrines with current events, you will understand the ways in which history tends to repeat itself, why that girl in you class is mad at you, and that, generally, people are quite predictable.

Psychology has a multitude of subfields, such as:

• Clinical Psychology
• Cognitive and Perceptual Psychology
• Counselling
• Developmental Psychology (name drop: Freud!)
• Educational Psychology
• Experimental Psychology
• Forensic Psychology

Whatever specialisations you wish to follow, remember: even if neurotics build castles in the sky and psychotics live in them, at the end, psychologists collect the rent."

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M.Sc. Psychology - Psychology of Culture

Walden University’s MS in Psychology program allows you to examine the social, cultural, and cognitive aspects of human behavior, providing you with a fundamental understanding of psychology principles and helping you prepare to solve real-world problems in a wide range of settings. Gain a stronger understanding of multicultural perspectives of psychology and choose from a range of specializations to suit your individual interests and goals. 

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M.Sc. Forensic Psychology

Walden University’s MS in Forensic Psychology program prepares you to apply strong new insights, skills, and perspectives to a variety of nonclinical roles in areas like cybercrime, criminal investigative analysis and profiling, terrorism, and victim advocacy. 

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M.Sc. Clinical Psychology

Gain an understanding of the foundations of psychology and human behavior and learn to apply psychological theory and research to real-world situations in clinical settings. Promote positive social change by applying psychological theory, research, and practice in an academic or professional setting.

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M.Sc. Brain and Cognition

In a unique active learning environment, students of this Brain and Cognition programme offered by Erasmus University Rotterdam will be equipped with theoretical and methodological knowledge and skills to tackle questions regarding brain functioning and cognitive emotional processes. 

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