Social Psychology, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    18100
    Tuition (Year)
    7390
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #137 ,
The Social Psychology course from Lancaster University draws on our expertise in the study of social identity and ideology, social conflict and violence, and the processes by which bonds of social responsibility, tolerance and citizenship are established.

About

Increase your understanding of key theories, methods and findings, and learn how to do your own social psychological research and to apply social psychology to solving social problems.

The Social Psychology course from Lancaster University draws on our expertise in the study of social identity and ideology, social conflict and violence, and the processes by which bonds of social responsibility, tolerance and citizenship are established.

This course offers a number of options and methodological foci, which give students the flexibility to focus on the areas of social psychology they find most interesting.

Social Psychology is beneficial in a wide range of professions including Civil Service, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), public and voluntary sector agencies, and social science professions.

Programme Structure

You will study a range of modules as part of your course, some examples of which are listed below.

Year 1

    Core

    • Social Psychology

    • Conducting and Presenting Psychological Research

    • Dissertation

    Optional

    • Analysing and Interpreting Psychological Data I

    • Analysing Talk and Text

    • Developmental Disorders

    • Analysing and Interpreting Psychological Data II

    • Developmental Psychology

    • Psychological Aspects of Advertising

    • Research Methods in the Study of Infant Development

    • Unconscious influences in decision making

    • Overcoming biases in human decision making

    • Environment and Culture

    • Gender and Violence

    • Theorising Security and War

    • Pragmatics

    • Mental Health: Theory, Research and Practice

    • Conflict Management and Contemporary Conflicts

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

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Academic Requirements

  • Upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent, in Psychology or in any related discipline.
  • IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.

Student Visa

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Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 18100 International
  • GBP 7390 EU/EEA

Part Time (per year):£3,695

Funding

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