Postgraduate psychology programmes

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The School of Psychology offers psychology endorsements in postgraduate arts, science and health science qualifications.
More details about our postgraduate programmes are available in our prospectus Postgraduate Psychology Prospectus 2019 (540 KB) .

Graduate diplomas

If you have a degree in a subject other than psychology, you can take a graduate diploma to progress to postgraduate studies. All courses in your graduate diploma must be in psychology.

Postgraduate diplomas

A postgraduate diploma is a postgraduate qualification equivalent to the first year of master's study. It comprises coursework but no research thesis.

Honours degrees

An honours degree is made up of courses and a research project.

Specialisations


However, you don't have to specialise, and can select your courses from the full range of 700-level courses.

Master's degrees

A master's degree is made up of courses and a research project.

Specialisations

However, you don't have to specialise, and can select your courses from the full range of 700-level courses.

Specialised postgraduate diplomas

Specialised postgraduate diplomas allow you to study a specialisation within psychology.

Doctoral degrees 

The PhD is an advanced research degree.

The DClinPsych qualifies you as a clinical psychologist.

A full range of information about doctoral study, including application processes, governance and the Doctoral Web Book can be found at Higher research degrees at Massey.

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