Postgraduate study

Postgraduate study

94%

Overall positive postgraduate student experience in the Faculty of Health & Life Sciences (PTES 2016)

Applied Psychology MSc

Applied Psychology is aimed at graduate students who have previously studied psychology and want to further their knowledge and understanding of an applied area of psychology.

Business and Organisational Psychology MSc

Business Psychology is designed for those students who want to develop evidence based knowledge and skills applying psychology in the workplace. This course provides an understanding of the latest research focused on applying psychology in business settings.


Career Guidance (QDC) PGDip, MA

Career Guidance continues to be at the heart of policies concerned with employment, education and training. It’s delivered in schools, colleges, universities, community settings and on a consultancy basis, to inform, support and enable clients’ career decisions.

Clinical Psychology Doctorate

This course aims to train clinical psychologists for work in the NHS and related settings, in accordance with the requirements of both the British Psychological Society's Committee on Training in Clinical Psychology and for registration as a clinical psychologist.


Cognitive Behavioural Therapy PGDip/MSc

This MSc in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy aims to increase students’ knowledge base of theory and research in CBT, and to promote a critical approach to the subject. The course also provides practical, intensive and detailed skills training to facilitate skills development to a defined standard of competence. 

Forensic Psychology MSc

The Forensic Psychology MSc provides students with a thorough grounding in the theory, themes, issues and practical skills that are central to the practice and application of psychological research into behaviours relevant to crime and forensic settings.


Forensic Psychology and Offender Rehabilitation MSc

This course provides you with a thorough grounding in the theory, themes, issues and practical skills we consider to be central to forensic psychology and offender rehabilitation settings.

Fraud Investigation Management MSc

Fraud Investigation Management has been designed and developed to specifically address real issues in fraud investigations. The aim of the course is to develop our graduates’ ability to critique typical investigative situations.


Health Psychology MSc

Health psychology explores the relationship between behaviour, social context and health. It’s used in primary prevention and health promotion – to keep the population healthy and prevent illnesses related to behaviour, such as obesity, smoking, alcohol and drug use.

Mindfulness and Compassion MSc

This course will help you develop a clear understanding of mindfulness and compassion, its origin and the development of personal practice and teaching practice.


Occupational Psychology MSc

This course will help you gain a thorough grounding in the theory and practical skills necessary to apply evidence-based social psychological research in the workplace.

Psychology MSc

This is a one-year conversion course aimed at graduate students whose degree was in a relevant subject other than Psychology. It can provide understanding of the core areas in psychology and confers eligibility for the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist.


Social Work MA

This programme's aim is to enable students to build on their existing academic, work and life experiences to achieve a professional qualification in social work and a master’s degree.