All our MSc courses are research intensive, providing essential training in analytical ability, research methods and critical thinking, and other transferable skills that will be valuable in your future career. They'll help prepare you to succeed in a range of different fields.
Our School has a strong focus on clinical psychology, with several NHS-partnered clinics on site, and the Charlie Waller Institute, which provides expert training to practising mental health professionals. We offer several master's-level courses for those pursuing a career in clinical psychology.
For those looking to make a switch to a psychology career, or who lack British Psychological Society accreditation, then our MSc Psychology Conversion course will provide you with the essential knowledge needed.
For those looking for hands-on experience to support their career progression, our popular MSc Theory and Practice in Clinical Psychology course provides you with an extended placement in a research or clinical setting.
Research is at the heart of our School, and we offer several master’s courses that will equip you with the skills to excel in a research career.
MSc Research Methods in Psychology is a course led by active researchers. Not only will you learn the skills that are essential for all researchers, but you can get involved in the latest psychological developments.
Our MSc Cognitive Neuroscience and MSc Language Sciences courses are perfect for preparing for doctoral research in fields of your particular interest.
Other career options
Training in psychology can provide you with the skills needed to succeed in a variety of careers. Our graduates have gone on to work in journalism, teaching, data science, public policy, marketing and programming.
Find out more about what options will open up to you by studying a master’s in psychology:
Career guidance for master's students