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Applied Social and Political Psychology MSc

Keele University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Keele University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This programme has been carefully developed for students who are interested in gaining advanced knowledge of psychological theory as this relates to social and political issues and the potential for such knowledge to generate progressive social change.

The programme is aimed primarily at students with a degree in Psychology but will also be valuable and relevant to students with an interest or background in Criminology, International Relations, Politics, Sociology, History, and other relevant Social Sciences degrees. Applicants without a degree will be considered on a case by case basis, where they can provide evidence of relevant professional experience or other experiential prior learning.

The programme is assessed through a range of formats including:

  • Blog portfolios
  • Personal skills audits
  • Research Critiques
  • Lab Reports
  • Unseen exams and class tests
  • Verbal presentations
  • Independent research written up as a dissertation

Following this programme, you will have an excellent basis to pursue the various career paths, including:

  • PhD research degree
  • Media political & social analysis
  • Researcher and advisor in local and national governments
  • Researcher and consultant in non-profit organisations
  • Researcher and advisor to community and mental health organisations
  • Development officer in educational and training settings
  • Human resources
  • Civil service
  • Setting up your own start-up company in social enterprise

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,900per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Keele University

  • University League Table

    52nd

  • Campus address

    Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG, England

The university’s beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the largest in England – but you’ll find all the most important services and facilities on your doorstep.
With over 120 nationalities studying with Keele, international students are welcomed to its global community.
Dedicated support, scholarships, and preparatory courses to help you through your application, enrolment and beyond.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    56th out of 117 10

    35th out of 77 19

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    125 59%

    56th

    20
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    59th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.68 74%

    76th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    129 77%

    36th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.56 71%

    70th

    3

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