University of East London

Course Introduction

The course is a cross'disciplinary programme that uses ideas from psychology, sociology, literature, history and cultural studies to understand the shaping of human identities and our experiences and relationship to the social world around us; the course enables students to acquire a greater understanding of themselves and the world around them, by focusing on how identities are shaped and experienced in different social, psychological and historical contexts.

Course Modules

Modules include: Framing psychosocial studies; know thyself (changing conceptions of the self); applying psychosocial studies; research strategies in psychosocial studies.

Course Additional Entry

Applicants require 2 supporting references, 1 of which is preferably academic, an undergraduate 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in psychology, sociology, or a related degree in the social/cultural studies or the human sciences. In the case of applicants whose 1st language is not English, IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) is required.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 - 6 years
Distance Learning
MA (Postgraduate) £2,017  Single Module. First year overseas fees
2 - 6 years
Distance Learning
MA (Postgraduate) £1,110  Single Module. First year home fees