• MSc Applied Psychology

    For the next generation of leaders in mental health!

    Become a professional in mental health research, policy, community work
    Mental health promotion and prevention.

General MSc in Applied Psychology is a postgraduate qualification aimed at empowering individuals who aspire to develop a career in psychology related to administration and management in mental health, research and academic field, community psychology, child psychology or forensic and criminal psychology.

  • Title                       : MSc in Applied Psychology (UK)
  • Category              : Internal Master’s Degree
  • Duration              : 1 Year
  • RQF Level             : UK Level 7
  • Credits                  : 180
  • Campus                : CIIHE School of Psychology
  • Delivery                : Full Time/Part Time
  • Awarding Body   : University of Northampton UK
Modules Credits
History and Philosophy of Psychology 10
Research Methods 30
Professional Skills and Core Competencies in Counseling 20
Psychological Assessments 10
Dissertation 60
Modules Credits
Introduction to Clinical Psychology 10
Family and Group Therapy, and Support for Education 20
Community Mental Health: Promotion & Prevention 20
Independent Study 10
Criminal and Forensic Psychology 20
Modules Credits
Foundations of Clinical Psychology 10
Independent Study 10

  • BSc/BA in Psychology or a Degree in Medicine
  • Any BSc/BA + 120 Credits in Psychology
  • Professional or Academic Qualification in Psychology equivalent to a Degree + 2 Years Work Experience

Language Skills Support

  • Students who do not meet the Language Proficiency requirements are provided a free of change English Language Proficiency Development Course in order to support them to achieve the required level of proficiency.

  • All students have access to the Language Proficiency Development Centre throughout their period of study to obtain small group or one on one support for English.

  • Academic Writing Skills

  • Academic writing skills are essential to successfully complete different types of assessment you may face. In the beginning of every program students are provided an Academic Writing & Presentation Skills Course where they improve skills on referencing, in text citations and other academic and scientific communication skills.

  • Mathematics Support

  • All Bachelor’s degrees awarded by any reputed university include research method and basic statistics. For students who may struggle with maths, CIRP offers support through a Mathematics Help Centre throughout their period of study to obtain small group or one on one support for Maths.

  • Course Fee may vary based on the intake. You could download the course fee list for the current intake Here.

    Funding through banks

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  • Scholarships

  • CIRP offers a range of scholarships to both Sri Lankan and international students. You may find out the details of the scholarships Here or speak to a student adviser to get more information.
  • Discounts

  • Students are also offered various discounts. You may find out the details of the discounts relevant to the current intake Here or speak to a student adviser to get more information.