University of Essex Online - MSc Psychology

This postgraduate degree is for talented individuals who might not have studied psychology before. You will explore a wide range of theoretical ideas and practical applications of psychology. In addition, the degree has a strong focus on employability, and you will gain key research and transferable skills that will be beneficial across a range of careers.
  • University of Essex Online, England
  • 11570 £
  • 2 Years
  • Online
  • 10 January 2023

Course Information

You will explore a range of focused psychology modules that introduce you to key concepts such as psychological inquiry and research methods.

The programme encourages you to develop your employability and transferable skills, including communication, critical thinking, reasoning and problem solving, in addition to research skills such as interviewing, understanding of ethics, numeracy and many more.


About the University / School

With a 50+ year heritage, the University of Essex is an award-winning institution. The University is part of the elite group of ‘dual intensive’ universities for teaching and research excellence. It is rated 27th in the UK by the Complete University Guide (CUG 2022).

The University of Essex also delivers undergraduate and postgraduate courses online.  They are delivered by Kaplan Open Learning, this partnership is since 2007. Students across 140 countries study online programmes. In the National Student Survey (NSS 2021), the University rated 95% for overall student satisfaction: top for overall student satisfaction when compared to other mainstream universities in the UK.


Learning format

You will study in an interactive Virtual Learning Environment. With engaging, interactive course content, it is specifically designed for students to study online and informed by relevant pedagogic principles.

There are discussions, lecture casts and reading all available in an online format which can be accessed anytime and anywhere.

The MSc Psychology is made up of modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 180 credits.



Entry requirements

  • Academic route – It is a combination of an academic degree and relevant work experience of about 3-4 years.


  • Non-Academic route- Even without a acdemic degree, if you have more between 6- 8 years of relevant work experience you can make an application.

English language proficiency.

  • All applicants should be proficient in English language.

All applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis, please enquire to find out more.


Apply before:

05 January 2023

Enquire for this programme

University of Essex Online - University of Essex Online - MSc Psychology