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The Psychology MSc course has been developed for students who are interested in developing their knowledge and ability in Psychology in general. Further, this course will be a good option for individuals who would like to develop their professional and academic skills but do not intend to pursue a research career in psychology.

Key Facts



MSc (Hons) Psychology


Degree Duration

15 months :3 months pathway + 1 year degree
18 months :6 months pathway + 1 year degree


Pathways Available



Start Dates

September 2023

Degree Overview

The course overlaps with the MSc in Psychological Research, but instead of emphasising research skills, this proposed programme will empower students with a range of professional skills. These skills are valuable and highly sought after, in a range of different careers. This programme will also allow students to tailor their degree according to their interests, taking modules from our broad range of world-class specialist modules.

  • This course is offered as full time and part time

Why Study this Degree

Psychology as a science and as a profession makes a difference to real people in the real world, by improving quality of life across a wide range of areas. Strength of Bangor University in both the teaching and learning and research domains, ensuring that students will be learning the science and application of psychology from world-class researchers and lecturers.

Your Pathways

International Year Zero

The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support

Learn more about International Year Zero

Bangor University

Founded in 1884 and dedicated to academic excellence for
more than 130 years, Bangor University is among the oldest
degree-awarding institutions in the UK.

With around 11,000 students from over 120 nationalities, international students find Bangor a truly welcoming community and a special place to study.

Bangor University has been ranked among the top 70 global institutions and 1st in Wales for their impact on society outside their research and teaching, in 2020. And ranked among the top 15 in the UK for teaching quality that same year.

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