Kingston University London

Course Introduction

The course covers all of the key subdisciplines of psychology, and will provide extensive training in research skills related to psychology. In addition to providing a broad (yet detailed) overview of the subject, it promotes critical appraisal in relation to psychological models, theories and methodologies. Students conduct practical research exercises, and produce a substantial research'based dissertation in an area of psychology that they choose (subject to availability).

Course Modules

Modules include: Cognition and biological psychology; methods and statistics for psychology; psychology dissertation; the person in psychology. Optional modules: advanced developmental psychology; advanced issues in the psychology of thinking; applications of psychological research; critical social psychology (memory, narrative and representation); neuropsychology and neuro'rehabilitation; social development in childhood and adolescence; the psychology of health and well'being; drug use and abuse; issues and controversies in psychology and mental health.

Course Additional Entry

A 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in psychology or comprises partly of psychology (not accredited by the BPS); or (exceptionally) a degree in a science or social science discipline; all applicants must be able to demonstrate mathematical competence equivalent to grade C or above at GCSE level; all applicants whose 1st language is not English need IELTS of 6.5 overall with 7.0 in writing.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £13,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £5,900  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £6,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £2,950  Academic year. First year home fees