MSc Psychology - University of South Wales | Educartis

2 years
Blended Learning


Course Overview

This unique MSc  programme encourages sophisticated critical appraisal of current key debates in applied psychology. Taken either on-campus at the University of South Wales, or delivered online through UNICAF, this course will help students develop the skills needed to demonstrate critical evaluation of Psychology's contribution to human performance and well-being in different applied contexts, and to develop advanced research skills in this field of study. 

Are you looking to improve the lives of others and make significant research and real-world contributions to your community and the world we live in? Graduates of a MsC in Psychology will have access to numerous job positions and will be able to work independently and within teams of diverse professionals including lawyers, doctors, engineers, teachers, and policymakers. If you're looking for a career path that is both challenging and intellectually rewarding, then this course will prepare you well for advanced studies and career opportunities, while putting you on track to earning a doctoral degree. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate sophisticated critical awareness of key theories and methods in this field. 
  • Generate hypotheses and research questions. 
  • Identify and address ethical and professional issues within their chosen field. 
  • Demonstrate an independent and flexible approach to learning. 
  • Plan and execute an original piece of research. 

Certification obtained

MSc Psychology 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This Master's course will open students up to a range of exciting careers, including: 

  • Developmental Specialist
  • Human Resources Analyst 
  • Rehabilitation Counselor 
  • Social Services Manager 



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Online and On Campus, 2 years, Flexible


Online, 2 years, Flexible


When do I start?

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Admission Criteria

The entry requirements for admission to this postgraduate programme are: 

  • An accredited UK Honours degree with minimum 2.2 classification (or equivalent). 
  • At least two years of appropriate post-graduate work experience 
  • Proficiency in English 

Other information 
  • Students who don't meet the minimum 2.2 classification but who have extensive professional experience may also be considered. 
  • To satisfy the English proficiency score, students must present: 
    • a GCSE score with a minimum grade of C
    • IETLS with an overall score of at leas 6.0 (and no individual component less than 5.5.)
  • Students who don't meet the above English proficiency requirements are required to sit the online Academic English Placement Test and score an overall 6.0 (with no individual component less than 5.5)
  • Applications from nonstandard applicants are welcomed and will be considered individually.

Recognised Prior & Experiential Learning (RPEL) 
  • Students who hold a recognised Level 7 related qualification, or who have completed related postgraduate modules at an accredited institution and wish to gain advanced standing into a postgraduate programme may apply for RPEL, provided that the learning outcomes of their awards satisfy those of the equivalent levels of the Master's programme. 
  • The recognition and transferability of credits is subject to the University of South Wales' RPEL policy and requires the submission of official transcripts and module descriptions. 

How do I apply?

In order to apply for this course, students must submit: 

  • A completed application form 
  • Official transcripts from all universities, colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended.  You may supply official electronic transcripts issued by post-secondary institutions online.
  • Personal Statement or State of Purpose (approximately 500 words)
  • Up to date CV
  • Recently dated Letter of Recommendation (Academic or Professional)

Payment options

The total fee for this course is 12, 600 GBP

Other information 

  • The school offers instalment plans 
  • The fees can be paid online 
  • You can apply for the UNICAF Scholarship Programme (75% Scholarship)

Detailed course information

This course is offered at the University of South Wales and can be taken online through UNICAF. The course outline is as follows:

Core Requirements ( Required Modules) 
  • Contemporary Debates and Methods in Psychology
  • Introduction to Workplace Psychology
  • Organisational Culture and Change
  • Health Psychology 1: Stress, Health and Illness
  • Health Psychology 2: Promoting Health and Well-Being
  • Psychological Responses to Societal Challenges
  • Dissertation in Psychology

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