MSc in Psychology


About The Programme

This programme focusses on a topic of your choice through an independent research project. It is specifically designed to enable you to develop your research skills and to undertake independent research while at the same time, broadening your knowledge and understanding in an area of psychology that excites you.

You will learn how to research the literature and to plan and manage a research project. The skills and attributes you gain in critical thinking, project management and report writing will help you to achieve your career potential.

The programme also provides an excellent springboard for students wishing to continue their studies through to PhD level.



March & August



2 Years (full-time)
3 Years (part-time)


Career Prospects

  • Researcher
  • Analyst
  • Academia / Educator
  • Project Manager
  • Business Consultant
  • Ergonomist
  • Operations Director
  • Senior Manager
  • Marketing Director
  • Experimental Scientist
  • Developmental Psychologist
  • Technical Author

Programme Structure

  • Intermediate Research Methods 
  • Intermediate Statistics

Master’s thesis

The Psychology Department has three research groups: Well-being & Community Psychology, Organisational & Work Psychology, and Cognitive & Experimental Psychology. This broad range of expertise means we can help you study the following areas:

  • Work, organisations and business psychology
  • Leadership, teams and gr oup dynamics
  • Health, developmental and educational psychology
  • Cognition, experimental and neuropsychology
  • Cross-cultural and social psychology, individual differences, personality, intelligence and psychological testing
  • Mindfulness, well-being and positive psychology

Entry Requirement

A Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a minimum CGPA 3.00 or equivalent.


English Requirements

TOEFL 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, 80 internet-based
PTE Academic 50 overall (minimum 46 in each skill)


Note: Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
*Sunway Diploma holders may obtain advanced standing if credit transfer requirements are met.



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