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To study at the Master of Science Programme in psychology (120 ECTS-credits)

"The programme is great for those who are looking to be involved in research or have a clear vision of what they would like to study within psychology."
- Caroline Adolfsson, Master’s student

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 founded in scientific scholarship and knowledge of current theory and research in psychology. A Master’s degree in psychology is an excellent foundation for further research within the different fields of psychology. Other common career options are within Research and Development (R&D), managing change or HR, communication or implementation, within different contexts e.g. education, healthcare, social policy, or other industry.

Within the programme, you have the possibility to choose courses within specific subject areas of psychology. 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 does NOT lead to a licence as a clinical psychologist. 

Bachelor's and Master's studies – Lund University

Closed for applications. The next application round for the Master's Programme in Psychology will open in mid-October 2023!


What you'll be doing during the semesters