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MSc Psychology: Applied Social Science

University of Cumbria

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Carlisle - Fusehill Street

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course overview

If you have a background in psychology, sociology or criminology, our MSc 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. To learn more about how social science affects our lives, sign up for our programme.

Course summary

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. 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,

Graduate destinations

There are a wide range of careers this MSc will be useful for. You could work in roles involving probation, children's workforce or research focused jobs in the government or private sector. You may also wish to study at PhD level in social science, criminology and psychology. The flexible nature of the course allows students to gain an MSc that suits their own specific career goals.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 12,800per 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

    102nd

  • Campus address

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

Distinct and pioneering, the University of Cumbria’s heritage dates from 1820. Its campuses include two in a World Heritage Site, the idyllic Lake District.
An international scholarship scheme offers a range of awards to all eligible students. The university also offers a £1,000 early payment discount.
For the 2021/22 transition year, all eligible EU, EEA or Swiss students will receive a Fee Discount Scholarship to bring fees in line with UK/home fees.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    95th out of 118 8

    94th out of 105 20

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    118 57%

    59th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.32 86%

    6th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    109 56%

    67th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    61st

    55

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