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Applied Psychology

Coventry University
Coventry, Great Britain
Full-time
€12,413.55total
 1241 Points
Duration
1 Year
Language
English

Program Description

Applied psychology uses scientific psychological principles, methods and findings to study and solve problems associated with the human mind and behaviour. It is widely used in mental health, occupational psychology, business management, education, health, criminology and law.

This course is aimed at graduates who have previously studied psychology and want the opportunity to further their knowledge to an advanced level, as well as the chance to develop an understanding of how psychology is applied to a particular aspect of real life. Areas of applied psychology studied include educational psychology, child psychology, clinical psychology and counselling psychology.

Entry Requirements

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Education
Bachelor's Degree
6
or
Degree from State Technical Institute
6
English Level
IELTS
6.5
Notes:

Information about requirements:

  • Applicants should hold the equivalent of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in Psychology.

More requirements:

  • Academic transcripts

Other accepted qualifications:

  • Applicants holding an equivalent professional qualifications and experience will be considered, but must have a degree in either psychology or a relevant discipline, with at least 120 credits of psychology.

Other accepted English qualifications and information:

  • SELT
  • Cambridge Pre-U
  • If you don't meet the English language requirements, you can achieve the level you need by successfully completing a pre-sessional English programme before you start your course.

Curriculum

Modules

Research methods in psychology 1

Project planning and ethics in psychology / Research skills and methods for PE

Child Psychology

Counselling Psychology

Research methods in Psychology 2

Ethics and Professional Issues in Practice

Educational Psychology

Clinical Psychology

Global Professional Development (MSc Applied Psychology only)

Independent psychology project

Careers

On successful completion of this programme, you should be equipped with the skills and knowledge, and in the case of the extended course, substantive professional experience, to enter employment in the:

  • health services
  • public health organisations
  • local and central government
  • academia or as assistant psychologists

The programme aims to not only provide students with the opportunity to develop a comprehensive understanding of psychological theory and research, but also transferrable skills, such as:

  • IT
  • group work
  • communication
  • report writing
  • numeracy and presentation skills

As such, many of our previous graduates have been able to pursue careers in areas other than psychology, such nursing and teaching.

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