Middlesex University

Applied Psychology MSc

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Middlesex University
In London (Inglaterra)
  • Middlesex University

*Guide price
Original amount in GBP:
£ 8.800

Important information

Typology Master
Location London (Inglaterra)
Duration 1 Year
Start September 2018
  • Master
  • London (Inglaterra)
  • Duration:
    1 Year
  • Start:
    September 2018

Emagister adds to its catalog the Applied Psychology MSc from Middlesex University. If you are interested on working in this area, this is one of the best options to continue your Psychology carrer.

In recent years, there has been a surge of interest in applied psychology. This field studies how people approach and react to various situations in life, from visual perception to complex social interactions. Just some of the many areas that have been positively affected by the application of psychological research include business, education, mental health and sport. Completion of this course will prepare students to work as registered psychologists in a chosen professional field.

Designed with an emphasis on qualitative and quantitative research, this course equips you with a sound understanding of the theoretical and practical issues in applied psychology. Based at our Hendon Campus in London, you will benefit from the experience of our dedicated and enthusiastic staff.

If you want to enjoy all the benefits of the course, contact with us through our website so we can provide you with the most relevant information.

Important information
What are the course objectives?

Requirements: Interviews, entrance tests, portfolios and auditions Entry onto this course does not require an interview, portfolio or audition.

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Where and when
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The Burroughs, NW4 4BT, London, Inglaterra
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Starts Sep-2018
The Burroughs, NW4 4BT, London, Inglaterra
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Former Student
What I would highlight: They give you many practical exercises involving the use of materials. My course tutor was excellent! He was very patient and passionate for the subject.
Course taken: Diciembre 2016
Would you recommend this centre?: yes
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What you'll learn on the course

Applied Psychology
Skills and Training
Developmental psychology
Historical Research
Data Analysis
textual analysis
conceptual research
archival research

Course programme

Course Programme:

Applied Business Psychology (30 Credits) Compulsory

This module introduces students to the ways in which different psychological theories and methods contribute to our understanding of the world of work, management and organisations. The module provides students with an understanding of psychologists different roles in the world of work and organisations and the different ways in which they can apply their skills. The module takes an applied and critical approach to the study of work, management and organizations and professional psychological practices therein.

Applied Neuropsychology in Education (15 Credits) Compulsory

The aim of this module is to provide postgraduate students with the opportunity for academic training in up to date research and advances in educational and clinical settings in Applied Psychology as relevant to the course syllabus.

Counselling and Psychotherapy in Applied Psychology (30 Credits) Compulsory

The aim of this module is to provide students with an introduction to the main schools of psychological therapy, their theoretical origins and how the theory is applied in practice. The module will also introduce students to the basic principles of communication skills that form the foundation of all counselling and therapy. Finally, the module will familiarise students with the role of counselling and therapy within all areas of applied psychology.

Research Methods in Applied Psychology (30 Credits) Compulsory

The aim of this module is to provide postgraduate students with research skills and expertise from theory to implementation required by areas in Applied Psychology. The module is designed to fulfil training requirements identified in the National Occupational Standards for Applied Psychologists Key roles 2 3 by offering a comprehensive in depth and systematic account of a range of skills in quantitative and qualitative research strategies, and the use of SPSS software in statistical analysis as applicable to the course syllabus. A variety of teaching methods and assessment will be employed with the aim of inspiring and challenging each student, whilst promoting independent learning and a critical appreciation of the research process. Students will engage in laboratory classes, workshops, lectures/seminars, tutorials, group work, and practical sessions on SPSS and qualitative data analysis. Ultimately the aim is to train students to develop, implement and maintain personal and professional standards and ethical research practice in Applied Psychology.

Contemporary Research and Issues in Applied Psychology (15 credits) Compulsory (Subjecy to validation)

The general aim of the module is to provide an intellectual setting within which students can both develop a fuller appreciation of substantive areas of applied psychology and improve their practical and analytical skills. The main aim is to direct students to develop an appreciation of the controversies and issues related to traditional and contemporary research, ethical issues, and up to date knowledge in the domain of applied psychology such as neuropsychology, infertility, sports and exercise and literacy. This module is designed to provide postgraduate students with an up to date and advanced level of understanding that will reflect the expertise in the Department.

Advanced Psychology Dissertation (60 Credits) Compulsory

To provide students with an opportunity for an in depth, advanced study in a specific area of applied psychology, pertinent to the degree for which they are registered, guided by, but largely independent of, tutor support. To enable students to apply appropriate principles of empirical research to an issue of their choice within the subject area of their degree registration. To enable students to present their research study in the form of a written thesis, using appropriate styles and conventions.

What you will study?
This programme is ideally suited to those who may intend to practise outside the UK or who may extend their research interests to doctoral level or work in local and central government agencies across Europe and other continents.

In addition there are also opportunities for the students to pursue a placement with an organisation of their choice via the excellent facilities offered by the placement office.

To gain an MSc in Applied Psychology you will need to accumulate 180 credit points. This includes five core modules (3 x 30 credit and 2 x 15 credits) detailed below and the dissertation (60 credit points).

The programme focuses on:
Theoretical and practical issues in areas of Applied Psychology such as Health, Neuropsychology, Counselling and Business.
Models of behaviour, relevant to areas of Applied Psychology.
Cultural and organisational elements of work, health and safety at work, employee assistance and counselling and employee relations and motivation.
Counselling and Psychotherapy are introduced in relation to medical models of understanding health and illness.
Research issues focusing on both quantitative and qualitative methods

Additional information

£13,500 per year
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