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|Duration full-time:||24 months|
Developed from an international, cross-cultural context that adopts a western perspective of psychology, the MSC in Applied Psychology is designed for working professionals who wish to apply psychological knowledge and research in real-life situations – such as in educational, organisational, and health settings, those keen to pursue doctoral programmes in the field of psychology, and professionals looking to compete for promotion or career advancement, and are interested in the broad discipline of psychology.
Students will gain an in-depth knowledge in the principles of psychological research design and analysis (both quantitative and qualitative); ethical issues in research; essential theories, issues and controversies in the science of psychology from a cross-cultural and global perspective; and the basic biological, psychological, and social determinants of physical and mental health.
Modules include Perspectives in Applied Psychology, Psychological Appraisal and Treatment, and Reasoning and Analysis in applied Psychology.
Students learn the principles and theories of psychology, while learning how to apply the principles of psychology to their day-to-day professional lives. Our graduates go on to high-level positions within a variety of professions in the public and private sectors. Career options range from research and evaluation posts, to teaching, human resource management, market research and training and development. For a closer look at the online programme
Mental Health Psychology
Study online and enjoy:
Unlike traditional distance learning, the online MSc in Applied Psychology from the University of Liverpool offers you a highly interactive experience and the opportunity to build your international network as well as enhance your knowledge of global trends in psychology.
The University of Liverpools distinguished School of Psychology is run by world-leading academics. A lively, fast-growing department, the School owes its origins to Nobel Laureate, Sir Charles Sherrington and has been associated with such eminent scholars as R.S. Woodworth and H.J. Hyatt. Close links with the University's research institutes, including the Institute of Psychology, Health and Society, as well as the global academic and professional communities, mean that students receive the latest research-led teaching.
The online MSc in Applied Psychology programme has five core modules, three specialisation modules, and culminates in a dissertation. The first module takes ten weeks. Each subsequent module lasts eight weeks.
Students start with an orientation of the online classroom.
General Psychology specialisation
Mental Health specialisation
Please note all modules are not guaranteed to be offered in any calendar year and current scheduling may be subject to change.
Students refine their dissertation topic in conjunction with their Personal Dissertation Advisor, an academic supervisor who will provide support throughout the study and writing process.
The MSc in Applied Psychology is not a licensure programme and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology professional. Psychology principles can be applied in the workplace in a multitude of settings. Since requirements for employment vary from country to country, please check with your local authorities if licensure is a requirement to practise your career of choice.
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No work experience is required.
University of Liverpool Online is committed to helping you achieve your educational goals. We understand that you may need additional funding to earn your degree.
The resources below show some of the alternative financial assistance opportunities available for students. Many of these sources can help pay for tuition while you are enrolled in your program or assist you with loan repayment after graduation. If you are interested in these resources, contact the financial assistance grantor directly for information.Financial Institutions USA
Student loan: KfW BankengruppeUK
CSN approves and sends out Swedish financial aid for studies, which includes both grants and loans to students in Sweden and abroad: CSN.sePeru
The Peruvian Institute of Educational Development IPFE channeled through our student loan programs, grants, scholarships and business management; financial support intended to contribute to improving the educational level of the Peruvians: IPFE.org.pe
You are normally required to take an English Proficiency Test if you come from a non-English speaking country.
Most European Universities recognise the IELTS test.More information on IELTS