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MEd Psychology of Education
Learn how the core areas of psychology can be applied to education with this accredited master's.

MEd Psychology of Education / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
Master of Education (MEd)
Duration
12 months (full-time); 27 months (part-time)
Entry requirements

A good honours degree (minimum 2:1) or the overseas equivalent, in any discipline is required.

Candidates who do not meet the minimum 2:1 entry requirement must demonstrate evidence of ability to study at master's level (eg by having already completed a master's degree in another discipline).

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Apply online

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MEd Y Y N N

Course overview

  • Explore how the core areas of psychology can be applied in educational settings.
  • Develop critical skills in the evaluation and analysis of current research, theory and practice in psychology and education.
  • Kick-start your career in education psychology, or receive the perfect platform for PhD study.
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Educational Psychology at The University of Manchester

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MEd (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £9,500
    International students (per annum): £18,500
  • MEd (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £4,750
    International students (per annum): £9,250

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for international students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit postgraduate fees

Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1,000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.

Scholarships/sponsorships

We offer a number of postgraduate taught scholarships and merit awards to outstanding applicants and international students.

In addition, the Manchester Alumni Scholarship Scheme offers a £3,000 reduction in tuition fees to University of Manchester alumni who achieved a first-class Bachelors degree and are progressing to a postgraduate taught masters course.

For more information, see Fees and funding or search the University's postgraduate funding database .

Contact details

Academic department
School of Environment, Education and Development
Contact name
Linda Williams
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 0969
Email
Website
http://www.seed.manchester.ac.uk/subjects/education/postgraduatetaught/
Academic department overview
See: The School .

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