University of Wolverhampton
MSc Psychology

100% online MSc Psychology

Launch a successful career in psychology with a BPS-accredited online MSc Psychology from a QAA-commended university

Apply by:
17 October 2023
To start:
31 October 2023
  • 180 credits
  • 14 months full-time
  • 2 years part-time
  • £7,200 total fees
  • BPS-accredited
  • QAA-commended university

Choose Wolverhampton

  1. Accredited by The British Psychological Society (BPS)
  2. Commendation from Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education
  3. 85% of research ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally important’ (latest REF)
  4. Over 150 industry partners
  5. Option to pay per module
  6. Alumni discount available

Transform your career

An online conversion Master’s for individuals who may not have a background in psychology.

The MSc Psychology from the University of Wolverhampton has been designed for students who may not hold a psychology undergraduate degree but want to launch a career in psychology or in psychological research.

This MSc course has been designed closely with industry partners to equip you for a wide range of roles in psychology and related disciplines. It provides you with both a breadth and depth of scientific knowledge of human behaviour from a range of different psychological perspectives. The course has been fully accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), and this accreditation is a key marker of quality for employers and is a launchpad to becoming a Chartered Psychologist after graduation.

Superb student experience

An immersive online learning experience with interaction and collaboration at its core.

With group tasks and learning activities and stimulating discussion via forums and online boards, the online MSc psychology has been created in such a way as to maximise collaboration and provide a rich and diverse learning experience that facilitates network building and the sharing of insights.

Because this psychology master’s is delivered entirely online and with a flexible study model, you can access the course content and study at the times that are convenient for you. You can continue to earn and spend time with your family whilst studying flexibly from anywhere, on a wide range of devices.

This globally accessible course can be studied by students based across the world. There is no need to visit campus, and one of the benefits of the flexible course design is that differing time zones are not an issue in any way. This means that whether you’re based in the UK or on the other side of the world, this is a psychology master’s degree that can transform your career prospects.

You have the option to study this MSc Psychology either full-time and complete your degree in 12 months, or part-time and complete your degree in 24 months.

Knowledge and skills taught include:

  • Positive psychology and well-being
  • Social psychology
  • Developmental psychology
  • Psychology of learning
  • Personality and individual differences
  • Psychology of social interaction
  • Distance leadership
  • Cyberpsychology
  • Psychology of real life
  • Research methods and statistics

Academic excellence

An innovative university committed to leading edge teaching and research.

85% of the research at the University of Wolverhampton was recognised as ‘world-leading’ or ‘of international importance’ in the latest Research Excellence Framework. Another particularly noteworthy accolade was a commendation received from the Quality Assurance Agency – the highest award that can be given to a university.

Study a BPS-accredited online psychology Master’s and equip yourself with the knowledge, skills and qualification to launch a successful career in psychology.

BPS Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS)
QAA Quality Assurance Agency commendation (the highest accolade that can be awarded)
85% of research 'world-leading' or 'internationally important' (latest REF)
Industry partners have helped develop our courses
22,000 A university of 22,000 students