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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 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 does NOT lead to a licence as a clinical psychologist. 


Bachelor's and Master's studies – Lund University

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Grading system

The student’s performance is assessed with reference to the learning outcomes of the course. The following grading system is used:

A: Excellent

B: Very Good

C: Good

D: Satisfactory

E: Sufficient

U: Fail

Lund University does not use GPA system.

Supporting documents for your application

Department of Psychology
Box 213
SE-221 00 Lund

Phone: +46 46-222 00 00 (operator)

webb [at] psy [dot] lu [dot] se