Master of Science programme in Psychology

The Master of Science programme in Psychology provides specialisation and breadth in the field of psychology. The aim of the programme is to provide you with a Master's degree firmly based in current research and offering broad career opportunities. You have the possibility of selecting courses specialising in different fields of Psychology within the programme. The language of instruction is English.

The programme comprises a total of 120 credits, including a Master's thesis of 30 credits. Upon completion of the programme a degree of Master of Science (two years) in Psychology is awarded.

Note that the programme is not leading to a licence as a clinical psychologist.


Note that this programme only has one application round. Apply by 15th of January at the latest at

Please find important information on admission requirements and selection procedure in the left column. Please note that your Statement of Purpose is an important part of your application!


Page manager:  Anna Hjalmers Mattsson
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Last modified 20 Aug 2014

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Programme director
Anna Kemdal Pho
Visting hours (Room 132): Tuesdays 9.30 – 11.00

Study Advisors
Ingela Petersson
Phone +46 46 222 80 91

Anna Hjalmers Mattsson
Phone +46 46 222 87 54



"I am really focused on research, my goal is to do a PhD. This is why I love it here, the education is also focused on research. The teachers really prepare you to do research. It’s a lot of methodology and statistics. It’s not little about everything, it’s very focused."
Lisa Espinosa

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Department of Psychology, Box 213, SE-221 00 Lund. Phone: +46 46-222 00 00, Fax: +46 46-222 42 09