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MSc - Psychology: Applied Social Science

University of Cumbria

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Carlisle - Fusehill Street

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

If you have a background in psychology, sociology or criminology, this course is ideal for you.

You'll have a choice in the areas you which to focus your study; this means you have flexibility in the topics and research methods where you wish to gain expertise. You'll have the chance to examine practice and research from theoretical perspectives.

COURSE OVERVIEW

We offer a stimulating and challenging environment where you can build on your existing learning experiences to advance your academic and professional development. You will gain specialised knowledge and a critical awareness of issues at the forefront of social science.

This pathway recognises the status of the student as an expert in identifying what they want or need to study and presents an exciting opportunity to exit with a rigorous Masters award bespoke to each individual student’s interests and career needs. The range of options you can select is both extensive and coherent. The options may be grouped thematically with a strong emphasis on legal and criminological psychology, interpersonal violence and abuse, organisational psychology, and research methods. Teaching is done through a variety of blended learning and campus-based activities explicitly designed to meet the needs of learners working in a range of contexts.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,250per year

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

University information

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University of Cumbria

  • University League Table

    118th

  • Campus address

    University of Cumbria, Registered Office, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, England

Distinct and pioneering, Cumbria’s heritage dates from 1820. Its five campuses include one in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the idyllic Lake District.
Its international scholarship scheme offers a range of awards to all eligible students. The university also offers a £1,000 early payment discount.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    82nd out of 117 14

    75th out of 105 19

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    109 51%

    99th

    40
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.47 89%

    2nd

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    125 59%

    38th

    29
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    4th

    57

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