Master of Science Applied Psychology

Provided by Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)

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Awarded by Coventry University, UK


Course introduction

Introduction


Programme Objectives
This programme is for students who have previously studied psychology and want to further their knowledge and understanding of an applied area of psychology. Students will study general psychology at an advanced level and specialise in their choice of, educational and child psychology, counselling and clinical psychology or health psychology.
The main objectives of this programme is to:

  • Enable students to make use of psychological research methods and to demonstrate an awareness of ethical issues in psychology
  • Provide students with the opportunity to carry out independent research in an applied psychological area of their choice.
  • Encourage the development of knowledge and skills (including literacy, numeracy, communication and IT skills)  that will enable students in their chosen career
  • Develop an understanding of how psychology is applied to real life, in an applied area of their choice (from a number of options such as Forensic Psychology, Educational and Child Psychology and Clinical and Counselling Psychology)
  • Enable students to consider issues relating to professional practice in their chosen applied area of psychology



Curriculum Overview


Programme Structure


Module Descriptions

  • Research Methods in Psychology 1
  • Research Methods in Psychology 2
  • Project Planning and Ethics in Psychology
  • Origins and Concepts of Psychology
  • Issues in Professional Practice 1
  • Issues in Professional Practice 2
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counselling Psychology
  • Independent Research Project

 



Entry Requirements


Local Application

Entry Requirements
Applicants must be of age 19 and above and meet at least one of the following requirements:
A minimum of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in Psychology
OR
An honours degree in another relevant discipline (but that includes at least 120 credits of study in Psychology)
 
English Language Requirements
Applications are required to possess one of the following :
Students whose first language is not English are normally required to have minimum IELTS Result of 6.5 with each sub-band not lower than 5.5 or equivalent
OR
Letter from College/University clearly stating the Medium of Instruction of the highest qualification to be English
Note: All applications are subject to university’s approval.

International Application

Entry Requirements
Applicants must be of age 19 and above and meet at least one of the following requirements:
A minimum of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in Psychology
OR
An honours degree in another relevant discipline (but that includes at least 120 credits of study in Psychology)
 
English Language Requirements
Applications are required to possess one of the following :
Students whose first language is not English are normally required to have minimum IELTS Result of 6.5 with each sub-band not lower than 5.5 or equivalent
OR
Letter from College/University clearly stating the Medium of Instruction of the highest qualification to be English
Note: All applications are subject to university’s approval.
 



Duration & Intake


Programme Duration


Duration of Course 
Full-time:12 months
Part-time:18 months 



Fees & Funding

Please enquire below for course fees and financial grants:


 

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