Psychology MSc, by distance learning

University Of Leicester, United Kingdom


Next enrollment cycle

October 2021

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First Year Course Fee

USD 7,932

Course Accredited By


  • 2 Years
  • Online
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
This postgraduate degree offers a broad range of modules that cover the key areas of psychology, including cognitive, social, developmental and biological psychology plus research methods. We also have a focus on applied psychology with a dedicated module designed to support you in your psychology career.
  • The course is offered part-time and on a distance learning basis, meaning you can study with us from anywhere at a time to suit you. You can combine achieving a qualification with work or family commitments. Support is provided through lively online discussion forums with your peers and the teaching team. Materials are presented in an interactive way designed to ensure engagement with each subject area.
  • A two-day residential Course Conference is held annually, consisting of workshops and study skills sessions.

Enrollment Cycles

  • October 2021

Entry requirements

  • Second class honours degree.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability.

Year 1


  • Psychological Research Methods
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology and Individual Differences
  • Biological Psychology
  • Social and Developmental Psychology

Year 2


  • Applied Psychology
  • Plus your Psychology MSc Dissertation
  • UK and EU Students 
  • This is the total course fee. 
  • You will pay this fee wherever in the world you live. 
  • Starting in October 2021 
  • MSc: £11,495
  • Find out more about how to pay and scholarships and funding. 
  • Did you know you can apply for a Government Postgraduate Loan?
  •  Find out if you're eligible.

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