United Kingdom

Plymouth University

65 th
Young University Rankings 2017
401–500 th
World University Rankings 2018
8 Portland Villas, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom

Plymouth University

Advanced Psychology

Want to get to grips with a specialist area of psychology? With our four year flagship programme you’ll study on one of the first undergraduate masters courses in the UK, putting you ahead of the rest. You’ll build your knowledge of clinical, social, developmental, cognitive and physiological psychology and in your final year you’ll specialise in either behaviour change, cognitive and brain sciences or foundations of clinical psychology. You’ll graduate more than ready for your future career. You will experience an invaluable placement with a professional psychologist relevant to your chosen pathway as part of your final year. You’ll also have the option of a placement between years two and three. As a successful graduate, you’ll be eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership with the British Psychological Society, putting you on the ladder to becoming a professional psychologist. * Experience an invaluable placement with a professional psychologist relevant to your chosen pathway as part of your final year. You’ll also have the option of a placement between years two and three. * Receive funding for your masters year with a student loan. Unlike postgraduate masters courses this course is fully eligible for student loans. * Focus on and become an expert in a specialist area of psychology that interests you the most, choosing from behaviour change, foundations of clinical psychology or cognitive brain sciences. * Take your first step to becoming a professional in your field – as a successful graduate, you’ll be eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership with the British Psychological Society, putting you on the ladder to becoming a professional psychologist. * Expand your horizons and experience with opportunities for international exchange and a year studying abroad (in Year 2). * Develop your skills as a scientist working alongside leading researchers with the Research Apprentice Scheme. * Maximise your learning with a personal tutor assigned throughout your studies to provide the support and guidance you need to get the most out of your course. * Shape your own study path with an exciting range of topics available through lectures, optional courses and project supervision. * Benefit from studying on a course that the Research Assessment Exercise rates as excellent for research and the Quality Assurance Agency praises for its quality of education. * Immerse yourself in an innovative and imaginative curriculum that’s continually shaped by the latest developments in psychological research. * Make the most of our specialist facilities – we’ve got 22 labs to choose from, including a virtual reality laboratory with 3D modelling software, sound-proof cubicles with a range of stimulus equipment and computer laboratories. You'll be able to get your hands on everything you need for your own research.

  • Qualification
    Master of Psychology - MPsych
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    5 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Plymouth
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • Qualification
    Master of Psychology - MPsych
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Plymouth
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250