MSc in Psychology

University of Liverpool Online Programmes

Program Description

MSc in Psychology

University of Liverpool Online Programmes

Explore human behaviour, gaining knowledge and skills for a range of career paths with this fully online MSc in Psychology from a world-class UK university. Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS),* this master’s is designed for people without a bachelor’s degree in psychology. The programme takes a cross-cultural, international approach, offering students the opportunity to gain a solid foundation in psychology for use in careers from marketing and sales to education and community relations – across the globe. You can also undertake the master’s in preparation for a doctoral degree or as a step on the way to establishing a counselling practice.**

Worldwide except for the UK:

* Many countries have their own accrediting bodies, and degree recognition differs from country to country. If you reside outside of the United Kingdom, please review your country of residence’s requirements to confirm recognition of your programme.

** The MSc in Psychology is not a licensure programme and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology or counselling professional without additional education. The University of Liverpool Online Programmes does not offer programmes that lead to professional licensure. Career options may require additional experience, training or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree programme.

UK Only:

* With this MSc in Psychology you will be eligible to apply for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the BPS.

** The MSc in Psychology is not a licensure programme and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology or counselling professional without additional education. The University of Liverpool Online Programmes does not offer programmes that lead to professional licensure. Career options may require additional experience, training or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree programme.

Admission

General admission criteria

In keeping with its standing as a high-ranking institution, the University of Liverpool sets high standards for applicants to its online postgraduate programmes.

You will generally be expected to have a suitable combination of these three elements:

  • Work experience. You may be expected to have a minimum amount of relevant working experience.
  • Educational qualifications. This will usually be a bachelor’s or master’s degree, depending on the programme for which you are applying; vocational and professional qualifications can also count
  • A good standard of written English. If English is not your native language, you will be asked to demonstrate a particular level of English proficiency

The University believes in treating applicants as individuals and in making offers which are appropriate to their personal circumstances and background. For this reason, admissions staff may take into account a range of factors, both academic and non-academic, in assessing applicants’ merit and potential.

Your work or professional experience is important. If you are successfully admitted to a University of Liverpool online programme, you will draw on your professional experience in order to complete assignments and participate fully in the online classroom. In return, you will gain practical knowledge, skills and insights into best practices that you can apply immediately in your work.

Specific admission requirements – master’s programmes

One to two years or more of relevant professional experience.

English Proficiency

Applicants for whom English is not a mother tongue will need to demonstrate English proficiency comparable to IELTS 6.5, TEEP 6.5, and TOEFL scores of around 600 (paper-based test) or around 90 (internet test), or GCSE C.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 18, 2018
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