Psychosocial Studies MA

Psychosocial Studies MA

Master degree
12 months
Intakes: October
International tuition: £15,200
Domestic tuition: £8,350

Program overview

In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), Sociology at Birkbeck was ranked 13th in the UK. The Department of Psychosocial Studies has a formal link with the University of São Paulo, Brazil. This link enables students on the programme to undertake an option module at the university as part of their programme of study at Birkbeck. Birkbeck has three research institutes of relevance to students on this degree: Birkbeck Institute for Social Research, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities and Birkbeck Institute of Gender and Sexuality Studies. Each organises regular talks and masterclasses, which our students can attend.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus


To be considered for direct entry to a Master's degree at Birkbeck, you will normally be required to have successfully completed a Bakalavr/Specialist Diploma from a recognised university with a minimum final grade of 3.5 for programmes requiring a UK 2:2

Career opportunities

Graduates go into careers in mental health, education, social research, international development, conflict resolution, human rights, or the cultural industries. Graduates may also be interested in pursuing an academic career in psychosocial studies, social and cultural theory, or in the social sciences or humanities more generally. Possible professions include counselling psychologist, further education lecturer, or human resources officer. This degree may also be useful in becoming a social researcher or psychotherapist.

Campus location

London , United Kingdom

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