Sam Smith
“I chose to study online for this degree with the University of Liverpool because it was accessible from any location with an internet connection and because of the easy payment plan.” Read more
Sam Smith
MSc in Psychology.



Deepen your understanding of human behaviour and motivation with a cross-cultural approach to the theory and practice of psychology

The University of Liverpool’s fully online Masters in Psychology will give you a solid foundation in the theory and practice of psychology. An application for accreditation has been submitted to The British Psychological Society for this programme.

You will focus on skills and knowledge that are highly relevant across a diverse range of industries and careers, learning how psychological research, techniques and understanding can contribute to addressing local and global issues.

On graduation, you will emerge with a Masters in Psychology from a leading UK university, ready to pursue further research, switch careers or move ahead in a variety of exciting roles across the world – from marketing and sales, to education and community relations.

Why choose the University of Liverpool Online MSc in Psychology?

  • Acquire a solid grounding in psychology, tailored to your personal goals in a wide range of industries and careers including education, training, management, health and social services, with a recognised Masters in Psychology from a respected university
  • Learn about the cultural differences that are fundamental to an understanding of human behaviour, preparing yourself for professional roles worldwide
  • Acquire both qualitative and quantitative research skills and learn to apply them in a range of contexts

Master in Psychology highlights

  • Access a respected university and a challenging programme form wherever you are – even if you don’t have an undergraduate degree in psychology
  • Study 100% online without interrupting your career
  • Advance professionally or prepare for a counselling career or doctoral research (PhD, PsyD)
  • Learn in an engaging online environment that will help keep you motivated and on track to succeed
  • Gain knowledge, tools and cultural understanding to promote success in workplaces worldwide
  • Connect with psychology professionals from other disciplines, building your international network

A reputation for excellence

The University of Liverpool is one of the top 1% of universities worldwide and is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of 24 research-led UK universities which includes Oxford and Cambridge.

The University ranks in the UK’s top 5 for research impact, with 80% of the University’s research in Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience rating as world-leading or internationally excellent in the UK’s Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) The University’s long history in Psychology goes back to Nobel laureate Sir Charles Sherrington – often considered to be the founder of modern neurophysiology – who was Professor of Physiology from 1895 to 1913.

An application for accreditation has been submitted to The British Psychological Society for this programme.

This is your chance to set yourself apart from others.


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