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Top Masters of Science in Psychology in Europe 2019

A Master of Science is a degree that is awarded to students who have completed rigorous coursework and training at a college or university. Earning an MSc may help students improve their job prospects and provide a level of experience that appeals to potential employers. 

Master of Science in Psychology in Europe

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Cardiff Metropolitan University

This MSc aims to produce high-quality graduates that are in a good position to improve the health of and well-being of people in Wales and beyond by using specific psycho ... [+]

Course Overview

Health psychology focuses on the roles of psychology, biology and social or environmental factors on health and health-related behaviour. Health psychologists promote healthier lifestyles and seek to improve well-being by understanding the impact that health-related thoughts, feelings and behaviour can have on the individual. Health strategy has been shifting from the treatment of disease to the maintenance of health and prevention of illness. This is particularly important in the Welsh context given that self-reported 'good health' is lower in Wales compared to other areas of the UK (ONS 2011), with a high level of risky behaviours (Welsh Assembly Government, 2004).

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United Kingdom Cardiff
September 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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University of Stirling

Our MSc Psychological Therapy in Primary Care provides expert training in delivering evidence-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to adults in primary care. Deliver ... [+]

Overview

Our MSc Psychological Therapy in Primary Care provides expert training in delivering evidence-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to adults in primary care. Delivered jointly by the University of Stirling and the University of Dundee, it is designed by NHS professionals and clinical academics to give you the clinical and professional skills you need to work as a clinical associate in applied psychology within the NHS.

Mental Health Services across the UK are facing a growing demand for therapeutic services to treat common mental health disorders. The NHS commitment to delivering evidence-based treatments means that the theoretical focus of this course is CBT. The course has been jointly devised by NHS clinicians and clinical academics at the University of Dundee Medical School and the University of Stirling's Division of Psychology. You’ll undergo training and clinical supervision within the NHS.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
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English
Full-time
12 months
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University of Stirling

Health Psychologists promote healthier lifestyles. They try to find ways to encourage people to improve their health and also to improve the healthcare system as a whole. ... [+]

Overview

Health Psychologists promote healthier lifestyles. They try to find ways to encourage people to improve their health and also to improve the healthcare system as a whole. For example, helping people to lose weight or stop smoking, or advising doctors on better ways to communicate with their patients.

You’ll learn to use your knowledge of psychology to promote general wellbeing and understand physical illness. We will teach you the skills needed to help people deal with the psychological and emotional aspects of health and illness, and to support people who are chronically ill.

Our MSc Health Psychology has a strong experiential focus and emphasises the application of health psychology to real-world settings. The course includes contributions from healthcare practitioners. You will carry out a brief placement in a healthcare setting, which can include the NHS, third sector (charities) or industry, and you’ll usually arrange this placement yourself with support from the course team. You are encouraged to carry out research in healthcare contexts where possible.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
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English
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Campus
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University of St Andrews

The MSc in Health Psychology starts students on the path to becoming a Chartered Psychologist and provides training in the applications of psychological theory and resear ... [+]

The MSc in Health Psychology starts students on the path to becoming a Chartered Psychologist and provides training in the applications of psychological theory and research methods.

The MSc in Health Psychology starts students on the path to becoming a Chartered Psychologist and provides training in the applications of psychological theory and research methods.

Highlights The MSc in Software Engineering is a specialist course but retains some flexibility, allowing students to pursue other areas of computer science alongside the compulsory specialist modules. Students undertake a significant project, including a wide-ranging investigation and a substantial software development, leading to their dissertation, which enables them to consolidate and extend their specialist knowledge and critical thinking. Students have 24-hour access to modern computing laboratories, provisioned with dual-screen PC workstations and group-working facilities. ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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University of Groningen

Are you a talented student? And are you interested in the psychosocial factors of epidemiology, such as quality of life and public mental health issues? Then this is the ... [+]

MSc Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology

Are you a talented student? And are you interested in the psychosocial factors of epidemiology, such as quality of life and public mental health issues? Then this is the programme for you.

The two-year program starts with two parallel modules on the basics of Medicine and Psychology. This ensures a solid background for all students. In addition, there will be more specialized modules.

The core of this program consists of a research project, resulting in a Master's thesis. In the first year, you will start with this project. The emphasis is on hands-on experience so that you gain expertise and experience in the full process. To support you with your research, you will be individually linked to a senior researcher in one of the participating research groups. To stimulate scientific thinking and reasoning, small coaching groups will meet once a week during the entire program under the supervision of a scientific coach. The scientific coach will also advise you on issues such as the choice of modules and your thesis project. The program runs in close collaboration with important clinical research groups on chronic diseases from the University Medical Center Groningen.... [-]

Netherlands Groningen
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English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Utrecht University

In the Master’s program Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, you will learn how to apply your knowledge of developmental psychology in clinical practice. ... [+]

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How do children and adolescents develop? How do emotional and behavioral disorders emerge, and how can they be prevented? How can you use scientific knowledge to advise schools? In the Master’s program Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, you will learn how to apply your knowledge of developmental psychology in clinical practice.

Care, treatment and support

During this one-year Master’s program, you will learn all about the psychological care, treatment, and support of children and young people. We will also address how policies and institutions can contribute to child development.

As a child and youth psychologist, you will study:

systematic changes over the course of a child’s life; the developmental processes that underlie and account for these changes; the social context of developmental changes. ... [-]
Netherlands Utrecht Middelburg
September 2019
English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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London South Bank University

This course offers the chance to gain expertise and theoretical understanding of psychology, supported by the development of practical skills and a relevant clinical plac ... [+]

Help those in distress

Our MSc and PgCert courses have a distinctive emphasis on the experiences of people who live with distress. You'll focus on the treatment of mental distress in both clinical and community settings, as well as developing an understanding of prevention and community means of social support and guidance.

Why Psychology at LSBU? All students on the MSc programme can undertake a clinically relevant placement in the community or within the NHS. Dedicated facilities – our lab complex includes an eye-tracking facility and observation room. Experts by experience (sometimes referred to as service users) are heavily involved in the delivery and design of the course. Jacqui Dillon (chair of the Hearing Voices Network) is a consultant on the implementation of this unique programme. Key course information - ordered by mode Mode Duration Start Date Location Full-time 12 months September Southwark Campus Part-time 24 months September Southwark Campus Modules ... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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University of Dundee - School of Social Sciences

Our course draws upon the expertise of research and clinical psychologists to provide you with a unique education in the foundations of, and current issues in, the psycho ... [+]

Overview

Our course draws upon the expertise of research and clinical psychologists to provide you with a unique education in the foundations of, and current issues in, the psychology of mental health. It is an ideal opportunity for those who wish to go on to study for a Ph.D. in psychology or a doctorate in clinical psychology, as well as professionals working with children and adults. It is one of the only MSc courses in the UK on which you will be taught by clinical psychologists. Our students tell us they find the teaching and supervision contact with clinicians to be a key strength.

You’ll study advanced modules in the foundations of adult mental health, current issues in psychological health care, and one module of your choice from the areas of developmental psychopathology, evolution, and behavior, or social psychology. You will also learn advanced quantitative and qualitative research methods and will conduct a dissertation co-supervised by a member of academic staff and a clinical psychologist.... [-]

United Kingdom Dundee
September 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
Campus
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USI Università della Svizzera italiana

The Master in “Cognitive Psychology in Health Communication”, jointly offered by the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences of the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) and th ... [+]

The Master in “Cognitive Psychology in Health Communication”, jointly offered by the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences of the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) and the Faculty of Psychology of Vita-Salute San Raffaele University of Milan (UNISR), presents a Master degree program in cognitive psychology with an interdisciplinary training in psychology, neuroscience, health communication, organizational behavior and management.

The program focuses on the intersection between the theoretical bases of cognitive psychology and of communication applied to the context of health. Cognitive psychology is the study of all mental processes which drive simple or more complex behaviors, either normal or pathological. These include, among the many, verbal and non-verbal forms of communication, implicit and explicit memory, perception, attention, consciousness, problem-solving, decision making, gratification, etc. Students who are admitted to the program will receive an advanced theoretical background in neuroscience and modern psychology, will learn advanced research methods in psychology and health communication including a large variety of and statistical techniques and tools that can be used for the analysis of human behaviour in research labs, clinical departments, health frameworks and companies.... [-]

Switzerland Lugano
September 2020
English
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
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Erasmus MC Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences - Erasmus University Rotterdam

The Master program in Health Sciences aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of methods in either clinical or public health research. Specializations incl ... [+]

Overview

The Master program in Health Sciences aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of methods in either clinical or public health research. Specializations include clinical epidemiology, epidemiology, biostatistics, public health epidemiology, medical psychology, genetic and molecular epidemiology, and pharmacoepidemiology. After completion, candidates will have the knowledge, understanding, and skills to propose state-of-the-art studies, write excellent study protocols, perform the research, analyze the data using modern statistical techniques, make defensible causal inferences, come to justified conclusions, and write outstanding research papers. Depending on the choice of specialization, the candidate will focus on for example observational population studies, randomized controlled clinical trials, public health interventions, registry data or modeling studies.... [-]

Netherlands Rotterdam
September 2019
English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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