Course

Psychology postgraduate courses

Open up exciting new directions for your career and research pursuits as a psychologist with our innovative psychology courses. Be inspired by our expert teaching team whose influential research underpins the courses and brings a new dimension to your learning with many actively practising in the counselling and psychotherapy fields.

Take your ambition to the next level with courses that offer distinct pathways and develop your necessary knowledge and skills to support your progression into this diverse sector.

The course offers great opportunity for your career because it provides you with unique knowledge and insights that are very relevant for employers in a variety of sectors. The more effort you put into it, the more you will get out of it.

Marijn Sissingh
MSc Behaviour Change graduate
100%overall student satisfaction - MSc Behaviour Change**Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2019

Facilities

Our specialist facilities include high specification computing labs with the latest software for designing experiments and analysing data, a variety of psychological recording equipment such as EEG, as well as observation suite equipped with video recording and one-way mirrors. There's also included eye-tracking equipment and project rooms which provide students the special space they need for conducting research.

MSc Behaviour Change graduate, Duncan Aspin, discusses why he chose to study the course and how it has benefited his career:

What our Psychology graduates do

Postgraduate education extends your knowledge, skills and confidence in ways which enhance your employability and open doors to new career prospects. Our previous students have gone into different career pathways, based on the skills and qualifications gained during their programme, such as:

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Postgraduate prospectus

Explore your digital postgraduate prospectus and find out what you need to know about studying with us. When you sign up, tell us what you're interested in and we'll send you a link to information put together just for you.

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Postgraduate Live Online Events

While we’re not able to welcome you in person to our campuses at the moment, we’re not going to let that stop us showing you all the great things about studying at Derby.

We’re currently planning our autumn Open Events to bring you the best possible online and on-campus experience.

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