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Masters programmes

The School of Psychology at the University of Liverpool is known as the home of investigative psychology. Our projects are making a difference around the world, and our links to external organisations are renowned.

Programmes

About our Masters programmes

The School of Psychology at the University of Liverpool is known as the home of investigative psychology. Our projects are making a difference around the world, and our links to external organisations are renowned.

We count the Ministry of Defence, the FBI, the United States Department of Homeland Security, the NHS, the National Crime Agency and the Wellcome Trust among our external partners.

Thanks to our innovative teaching and authentic methods of assessment, which are not just about essays and examinations, our graduates have great employment prospects. We combine the theory and the practical in everything we do. So, depending on your specialism, you could be involved in court reporting, offender profiling, social services cases or large-scale industry initiatives.

Over the course of a one-year Masters programme, you will learn from a wealth of external speakers, all chosen because of their internationally-acclaimed expertise. In recent years, those speakers have included the head of profiling for UK policing, highly trained officers involved in real terrorism operations and clinical service users from throughout the NHS.

We are the only Russell Group university to offer an accredited Masters in Investigative and Forensic Psychology and there is also a Masters programme in Research Methods.

We even offer an integrated Masters in Psychology Science four-year course, which is open to undergraduates too.

Our world-class research, which is delivered by the Institute of Psychology, Health and Society, is focused on improving the health, wellbeing and lives of societies across the globe.

The School’s research facilities are bespoke and designed to allow you to work in a real-world environment. With unique laboratories where we are looking at everything from addiction and aggression to crowd dynamics and crime reduction, these are well-equipped spaces designed for life-changing teaching and research.