Take your skills further
Your career in psychology
Our courses are designed to prepare you for a range of career paths.
Whatever your area of interest, our postgraduate degrees will prepare you for your future career in psychology.
Discover the secrets of the brain, behaviour, health and wellbeing in a world-leading research environment.
Find your specialism
A range of psychology topics
Whether your passion lies in clinical psychology, forensic psychology, health psychology, neuropsychology or advanced psychological research methods, there's a course for you at Manchester.
From our students
From medicine to computer science via psychology
Gabriel talks about his journey through higher education via the MRes Experimental Psychology with Data Science course at Manchester.
Read the blog - Gabriel’s journey: from medicine to computer science via psychology
Working towards a clinical psychology career via an MSc
Abigail discusses the role her MSc in Forensic Psychology and Mental Health has played in helping her get into her chosen career.
Read the blog : My psychology journey: Part 2 – Postgraduate degree and applying for the ClinPsyD
Life as an Assistant Forensic Psychologist in the prison service
MSc Forensic Psychology and Mental Health graduate Emily talks about working with offenders in her job.
Read the blog : Life as an Assistant Forensic Psychologist in the prison service
From an MSc at Manchester to a research role
Molly talks about why she took the MSc in Forensic Psychology and Mental Health and how that has helped her career.
Read the blog : How a master’s in Forensic Psychology and Mental Health helped me to pursue a research career
My experience of the Clinical and Health Psychology MSc
Ciara discusses her master's studies at Manchester and what she has done since graduating.
Read the blog : The inside track on Clinical and Health Psychology at Manchester.
Tackling an MSc in Health Psychology
Tarnjit talks about studying the MSc Health Psychology course at Manchester, and her next steps.
Psychology at Manchester
Learn from top researchers and experts
Manchester is tackling the big questions in mental health and wellbeing. You will learn from researchers who collaborate internationally and work alongside the NHS, charities and public health bodies to best serve the community by making a difference to the health and wellbeing of society.
Access unique facilities
Our students have access to first-class facilities such as a fully-furnished and equipped child study centre and a newly-built virtual reality suite.
We also have links with local health, forensic and social care organisations, where placements may be taken.
Psychology postgraduate degrees
- Approved Mental Health Professional Practice (PGCert)
- Clinical and Health Psychology (MSc)
- Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology (MRes)
- Experimental Psychology with Data Science (MRes)
- Forensic Psychology and Mental Health (MSc)
- Health Psychology (MSc)
- Neuroimaging for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience (MSc)
- Clinical Psychology (ClinPsyD)
- Forensic Psychology (DForenPsy)
- Business Psychology (MSc)
- Organisational Psychology (MSc)
- Psychology of Education (MEd)
PhD with integrated master's
If you're planning to undertake a PhD after your master's, our Integrated PhD programme will enable you to combine your postgraduate taught course with a related PhD project in biology, medicine or health.
Making an application
Apply for psychology
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If you’re ready to apply to a postgraduate psychology degree at Manchester, here’s what you need to know.
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Psychology course enquiries
Tel: +44 (0)161 529 4563
General postgraduate taught enquiries
Tel: +44 (0) 161 275 2077