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Fourth semester

During the fourth and final semester you will complete the programme by writing a thesis, which provides you with the possibility to demonstrate and enhance your understanding of theories and empirical research methods.

Master of Science (120 credits)

PSYP01 Master's (Two-year) Thesis in Psychology, 30 credits, full-time

PSYP01 Master's (Two-year) Thesis in Psychology, 30 credits, full-time - Lund university research portal

The student is to conduct a sophisticated research project and write a research report based on empirical data. The course aims at providing students with further training in the skills of conducting research within the field of Psychology and, at the same time, the acquire more specialised knowledge within a topic of focus. 

The student is to present results of the research project in a thesis, written in English, and as a research report structured in accordance with the standards for empirical research reports in psychology in international research publications.


Spring 22

PSYP01 Syllabus Spring22 (PDF)

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PSYP01 Schedule Spring 22

Spring 21

PSYP01 Syllabus Spring21 (PDF)

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PSYP01 Schedule Spring 21

Master of Science (60 credits)

It is also possible to acquire a degree of Master of Science (60 credits) with a major in Psychology. This degree includes the course:

PSYP02 Master's (One-year) Thesis in Psychology, 15 credits, full-time

PSYP02 Master's (One-year) Thesis in Psychology, 15 credits, full-time - Lund university research portal

Please contact the Study Advisor if you are interested in this possibility.


Spring 22

PSYP02 Syllabus Spring22 (PDF)

PSYP02 Literature Spring22 (PDF)

PSYP02 Schedule Spring22

Spring 21

PSYP02 Syllabus Spring21 (PDF)

PSYP02 Literature Spring21 (PDF)

PSYP02 Schedule Spring21


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