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MSc Applied Psychology (Therapies)

University of Salford

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Salford

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course will equip you with a valuable professional insight into topics including the causes of addiction and how Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and other evidence-based psychotherapies can be used to help address stress, depression, chronic pain and other related disorders.

You'll find the course particularly relevant if you are working in the NHS or healthcare independent sector, including addiction clinics, and want to develop your knowledge and understanding of psychological therapy beyond the basic level offered in some professional qualification courses.

For further information, take a look at our Psychology blog.

You will:

  • Have the opportunity to follow a route to a professional doctorate and research career paths in psychology
  • Understand psychological theories that have a central role to play in modern healthcare provision
  • Receive support from a highly qualified team of psychology staff

Teaching

This course is taught using a mixture of approaches including the following:

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Workshops
  • Tutorials
  • Discussion/debates
  • Video presentation
  • Research seminars and workshops
  • Guest speaker presentations
  • Virtual learning environment, online resources and web-based learning / CD-Rom training packages
  • Student presentations
  • Directed study

Assessment

You will be assessed in a variety of ways including:

  • Theoretical essays
  • Reflective essays
  • Research proposal
  • Dissertation

WHAT YOUNEED TO KNOW

APPLICANT PROFILE

Ideally, you will have a sound understanding of core psychology, an interest in applied psychology and psychological interventions and a desire for professional development within psychology. Experience gained working in an applied setting or with individuals receiving therapeutic interventions will provide valuable context for the course.

Psychology graduates (and graduates in related disciplines) and health and social care professionals who are interested in therapeutic treatment options. The course is also a route towards a professional doctorate or an academic / research career.

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University of Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

The University of Salford is a global institution, with over 3,000 international students from 150 countries studying at its historic campus near Manchester.
Salford is part of Greater Manchester: a friendly, diverse, affordable city region in the UK with many placement, internship and part-time work opportunities.
The University of Salford has awarded many scholarships over the last five years to support high-achieving international students from around the world.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    93rd out of 118 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    117 55%

    68th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    86th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    96th

    10

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