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Applied Social and Political Psychology MSc

UK

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What will I learn?

This programme has been carefully developed for students who are interested in gaining advanced knowledge of psychological theory as this relates to social and political issues and the potential for such knowledge to generate progressive social change.

The programme is aimed primarily at students with a degree in Psychology but will also be valuable and relevant to students with an interest or background in Criminology, International Relations, Politics, Sociology, History, and other relevant Social Sciences degrees. Applicants without a degree will be considered on a case by case basis, where they can provide evidence of relevant professional experience or other experiential prior learning.

The programme is assessed through a range of formats including:

  • Blog portfolios
  • Personal skills audits
  • Research Critiques
  • Lab Reports
  • Unseen exams and class tests
  • Verbal presentations
  • Independent research written up as a dissertation

Following this programme, you will have an excellent basis to pursue the various career paths, including:

  • PhD research degree
  • Media political & social analysis
  • Researcher and advisor in local and national governments
  • Researcher and consultant in non-profit organisations
  • Researcher and advisor to community and mental health organisations
  • Development officer in educational and training settings
  • Human resources
  • Civil service
  • Setting up your own start-up company in social enterprise

Which department am I in?

Psychology

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£17,900.00 (US$ 22,022) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2023

Venue

Keele University

Keele,

ST5 5BG, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For entry to research programme students need to have Masters Degree; IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent with no subtest score below 5.5.

For international students

This course is open to graduates with a first or upper second-class degree in psychology (or a cognate discipline with some psychology study) or overseas equivalent. Students should have an IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. TOEFL iBT (including Home Edition) with overall score of 87 (components - listening 21, reading 21, speaking 23, writing 21).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Keele University

Keele University has risen to 32nd place in the UK and made it into the top ten and is also known to deliver one-to one academic assistance.

  • Keele offers world-class learning and several study options
  • Self-contained University with many impressive facilities
  • 96% of graduates find work within six months
  • Joint first in England for student course satisfaction

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