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Psychology

Explore how we think, feel, behave and learn

The science of human behaviour is complex, evolving – and yours to explore alongside world-class researchers in Cambridge.

Key information

Postgraduate course

Duration

  • Full Time (15-19 months)

Intakes

  • January
  • May
  • September

Location

  • Cambridge

Psychology overview

Not all minds work the same way, which is why our postgraduate psychology courses offer the freedom to explore your own field of interest. Learn from research-active psychology experts in well-equipped facilities, and apply your learning and ideas in practice.

Pathway progression

Please see our International and UK/EU Course Matrix for intake information.

Stage 1: Pre-Masters in Psychology

Location

Cambridge at ARU College

You will do the following modules during your pre-masters with ARU College:

Modules

PM1000: Interactive Learning Skills and Communication 5

Skills-based module designed to develop advanced academic skills required for successful post-graduate study.

Credits: 15
Contact hours per week: 4

Assessment

  • Oral Presentation: 10%
  • Group Report: 20%
  • Critical Reading Assessment: 20%
  • Closed Book Exam: 40%
  • PDP Journal: 10%
PM1001: Research Methods and Skills

This module aims to enable students to understand research methods by introducing and developing an appreciation of the approaches used in scientific research.

Credits: 15
Contact hours per week: 4

Assessment

  • Written Assignment Draft: 10%
  • Written Assignment Final: 60%
  • Presentation: 30%
PM1003: Analytical Techniques for Postgraduate Studies

This module has been designed to present some of the fundamental aspects of Analytical Techniques to students.

Credits: 15
Contact hours per week: 4

Assessment

  • In Class Test: 20%
  • Close Book Exam: 30%
  • Final Exam: 50%
PM1007: Principles of ICT

Skills-based module designed to develop advanced IT skills required for successful post-graduate study.

Credits: 15
Contact hours per week: 3

Assessment

  • Multiple Choice Test: 20%
  • Group Presentation: 20%
  • Assignment: 60%

You will be required to pass all modules (75 credits) in order to successfully complete the pre-masters course.

Stage 2: Masters Degree

Location

Cambridge at ARU


Related links

For more information about intake semesters and campus location please see our course matrices.

Find out the academic entry requirements for our courses listed by country. Unless stated, requirements are standard across all courses.

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