Postgraduate programmes in Psychology – Scholarships available

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Postgraduate programmes in Psychology – Scholarships available

Based in a thriving research environment that enthuses academic staff, research officers and students alike, Swansea University has earned an outstanding reputation both in the UK and internationally for its School of Psychology. Our exciting MSc programmes can help you to improve your employment prospects, develop skills in a chosen professional career, pursue a career in academia, or follow a programme of research based on your own personal interests.

Taught Masters programmes

  • Clinical Psychology and Mental Health – this Master’s programme will equip you with a high level of understanding of the theory and practice of clinical psychology within healthcare settings, preparing you for professional clinical training at doctoral level.
  • Cognitive Neuroscience – you will learn how to design, analyse, and evaluate neuroimaging experiments that contribute to our understanding of the brain mechanisms underpinning aspects of cognition and behaviour such as memory, attention, object recognition, neurodegeneration, and brain trauma.
  • Forensic Psychology – this Master’s programme has been designed to provide a thorough grounding in Forensic Psychology as required for Stage 1 training as a forensic psychologist accredited by the British Psychological Society.
  • Research Methods in Psychology – gain expert training in advanced psychology research methods and carry out basic and applied research projects in a wide range of areas with this Master’s degree programme.

Postgraduate research programmes

Why should you consider postgraduate study at Swansea University?

  • Scholarships and Funding – If you’re an international student looking to study a master’s or PhD level course at Swansea University, we have a range of international excellence scholarships. If you are a UK or EU student, you may be eligible to apply for a Government loan to help towards the cost of your studies. Check your eligibility and find out more about our funding options.
  • Research Excellence – You will be taught by academic staff who are world-leading in their field, using their insight to inform your learning and teaching experience. In the most recent research assessment, we were proud to maintain our research culture with a strong record of translating science into real-world consequences, with 100% of our impact rated as internationally excellent (REF2021).
  • Fantastic Facilities – Based at Swansea University’s Singleton Park Campus, you will have access to our state-of-the-art research facilities which include; a high-density electroencephalography (EEG) suite, a fully fitted sleep laboratory, a social observation suite, eye-tracking, psychophysiological, transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), and conditioning labs, a lifespan lab and baby room, plus more than 20 all-purpose research rooms.

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Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and International Students

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