Master of Science Applied PsychologyAwarded by: Coventry University, UK

Programme Objectives

This programme is for students who have previously studied psychology and want to further their knowledge and understanding of an applied area of psychology. Students will study general psychology at an advanced level and specialise in their choice of, educational and child psychology, counselling and clinical psychology or health psychology.

The main objectives of this programme is to:

  • Enable students to make use of psychological research methods and to demonstrate an awareness of ethical issues in psychology
  • Provide students with the opportunity to carry out independent research in an applied psychological area of their choice.
  • Encourage the development of knowledge and skills (including literacy, numeracy, communication and IT skills)  that will enable students in their chosen career
  • Develop an understanding of how psychology is applied to real life, in an applied area of their choice (from a number of options such as Forensic Psychology, Educational and Child Psychology and Clinical and Counselling Psychology)
  • Enable students to consider issues relating to professional practice in their chosen applied area of psychology

Why Coventry University

Coventry University, UK

Coventry University is a dynamic, global and transformational ‘Modern University’ whose roots can be traced back to 1843 to the Coventry School of Design. With a proud tradition as a provider of innovative teaching and learning and a focus on impactful research, the university has established a robust reputation for pushing the boundaries of higher education regionally, nationally and across the world.

In recent years Coventry’s student satisfaction levels and teaching quality have been rated amongst the best in the UK, which in turn has led to impressive rises in every major university league table. The combination of these successes and its unique approach to new developments earned Coventry a Gold rating in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) in 2017, and saw it labelled “one of the most innovative modern universities in the UK, bold with its vision of what the 21st century student experience should be…” by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

It was ranked as the country’s top modern university in the Guardian University Guide 2019 for the seventh year running – and was in 13th place overall in the table.

The university was named ‘Modern University of the Year’ by the Times and Sunday Times for three years running from 2014 to 2016. Coventry also places in the top 200 in the THE Young University Rankings 2017.

The university is recognised internationally for its expertise in health, peacebuilding and disaster management, and for the world-leading calibre of its engineering and design graduates – particularly in the automotive field. It was awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in 2015 in recognition of its international growth and success over the past six years.

University Awards and Accreditations

•         Ranked No.13 UK university - The Guardian University Guide 2019
•         Gold level, for outstanding teaching excellence - Times Higher Education Teaching Excellence Framework Metrics Ranking 2017
•         University of the Year for student experience - The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019
•         Highest ranking modern university for 7 years running - The Guardian University Guide 2013-2019
•         Queen’s award for enterprise - International Trade 2015
•         97% of graduates employed or in further study six months after graduation - DLHE Undergraduate Survey 2016/17 (published 2018) 
•         4 QS stars rated for overall excellence - QS University Rankings 2019
•         Top 3 in Europe - and top in UK - for quality of student engagement - Times Higher Education Magazine Europe Teaching Rankings 2018

Graduation

Students who successfully completed all the requirements will be awarded the Master of Science Applied Psychology by Coventry University, UK

Career Opportunities

On successful completion of this programme, you should be equipped with the skills and knowledge, and in the case of the extended course, substantive professional experience, to enter employment in the health services, public health organisations, local and central government, academia or as assistant psychologists.
The programme aims to not only develops a comprehensive understanding of psychological theory and research, but also transferrable skills, such as IT, group work, communication, report writing, numeracy and presentation skills. As such, many of our graduates have been able to pursue careers in areas other than psychology, such as nursing and teaching.

Programme Modules

Research Methods in Psychology 1
Research Methods in Psychology 2
Project Planning and Ethics in Psychology
Origins and Concepts of Psychology
Issues in Professional Practice 1
Issues in Professional Practice 2
Clinical Psychology
Counselling Psychology
Independent Research Project

Profile of lecturers and their respective teaching models

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 100 (lecture)
The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 40 (tutorial)

Click here to download profiles of lecturers.

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
Duration  Commencement  Completion
12 Months  October 2019  September 2020

 

Part-time
Duration  Commencement  Completion
18 Months  September 2019  February 2021

 

Fees & Structure

 Structure  Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees  Total Fees
 Full-time  S$33,170.00  S$1,000.58  S$34,170.58
 Part-time  S$32,100.00  S$794.71  S$32,894.71

Application fees: S$53.50

Note:

  • All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
  • Local: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme.
  • Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.
  • International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
  • Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
  • Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be of age 19 and above and meet at least one of the following requirements:

  • A minimum of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in Psychology OR
  • An honours degree in another relevant discipline (but that includes at least 120 credits of study in Psychology)

English Language Requirements

Applications are required to possess one of the following :

  • Students whose first language is not English are normally required to have minimum IELTS Result of 6.5 with each sub-band not lower than 5.5 or equivalent OR
  • Letter from College/University clearly stating the Medium of Instruction of the highest qualification to be English

Note: All applications are subject to university’s approval.

Financial Assistance Scheme

Student loans from the organisations listed below are available to Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents. Please contact the organisations directly to find out how you may benefit from their services.

Study Loans

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 TCC Limited  +65 - 6319 3700   http://www.tcc.org.sg
 DBS Bank  1800 111 1111  http://www.dbs.com.sg
 Maybank  1800 629 2265  http://www.maybank2u.com.sg

0% INTEREST CREDIT CARD INSTALMENT PLANS
For All Programmes (Available in 6 or 12 months)

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 Standard Chartered Bank  1800 747 7000  http://www.standardchartered.com.sg
 Citibank  1800 225 5225  http://www.citibank.com.sg
 Maybank  1800 968 2265  http://www.maybank.com.sg
 UOB  1800 226 6121  http://www.uob.com.sg
 OCBC  1800 363 3333  http://www.ocbc.com.sg
 DBS  1800 111 1111  http://www.dbs.com
 POSB  1800 339 6666  http://www.posb.com.sg
 Bank of China  1800 669 5566  http://www.bankofchina.com/sg

For Degree and Master (Available in 24 months)

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 Citibank  1800 225 5225  http://www.citibank.com.sg

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
Duration  Commencement  Completion
12 Months  October 2019  September 2020

Fees & Structure

 Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees  Total Fees
 S$35,310.00  S$2,700.00 - S$2,800.00  S$38,010.00 - S$38,110.00

Application fees: S$321.00

Note:

  • All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
  • Local: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme.
  • Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.
  • International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
  • Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
  • Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be of age 19 and above and meet at least one of the following requirements:

  • A minimum of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in Psychology OR
  • An honours degree in another relevant discipline (but that includes at least 120 credits of study in Psychology)

English Language Requirements

Applications are required to possess one of the following :

  • Students whose first language is not English are normally required to have minimum IELTS Result of 6.5 with each sub-band not lower than 5.5 or equivalent OR
  • Letter from College/University clearly stating the Medium of Instruction of the highest qualification to be English

Note: All applications are subject to university’s approval.

Application Procedure

International student is required to apply for a student pass if he/she wishes to study full-time in Singapore.

Applicant is required to submit the following documents to MDIS:

MDIS Application Form

  • 4 recent passport-size photographs of the applicant. (against white background)
  • 1 copy of Immigration and Checkpoint Authority (ICA) e-Form 16
  • Copy of applicant's passport pages showing his/ her particulars and travel and travel document's date of validity. (At least 1 year)
  • Copy of applicant's Birth Certificate / Affidavit
  • Copy of applicant's Certified / Notarised copy of Education Results/Certificates and Transcripts ( with detailed results)
  • Copy of the student pass (For applicants transferred from other schools in Singapore) or Notification for Cancellation of Student Pass, Visit pass and Embarkation Form.
  • Must show proof of English Medium Study / First Placement Test Attempted / IELTS / TOEFL
  • Copy of financial ability. (e.g. bank statement, fixed deposit / saving account ) • Visa Required Country only (E.g. minimum amount of RMB150,000 for PRC only)
  • Proof of parent's occupation (PRC only)
  • University Matriculation Form (if applicable)
  • Letter by applicant indicating interest to study with MDIS (study plan/ statement of purpose) for Master programmes

*Notarized English translations are needed if documents are in other languages.

For more enquiries, please contact us at 6278 8000 or email us at ib@mdis.edu.sg.

MDIS permits students to pay their course fee in instalments. An administrative charge of S$107.00 (inclusive of GST) will be levied on each late instalment payment of the course fee. Fees are payable upon confirmation and acceptance of the place in the programme before the programme commencement.

You may pay your fee by cash, NETS, VISA, MasterCard, AMEX or by cheque or through our financial assistance scheme.If payment is by cheque, please indicate the details of the programme applied for on the back of the cheque, stating clearly you personal particulars and company name. Unless otherwise stated, all fees are inclusive of GST.

Please note that under the Private Education Act, all students will enter into a Fee Protection Scheme contract with MDIS.

Student Pass Application

International students are required to apply for a student pass if he/she wishes to study full-time in Singapore. Please click here for detail information.

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Quick Information

Duration of Course
Full-time:12 months
Part-time:18 months 

Award
MASTERS 

Commencement Dates

Full-time Programme
Oct 2019

Part-time Programme
Sep 2019

Contact Details

Local students:
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International students:
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