Applied Master (MSc) in Psychology


Emirates Aviation University and Coventry University UK are offering you the chance to study towards a part-time blended learning MSc Psychology. The classroom based element of the programme is taught by Coventry University staff at EAU Dubai campus, and this will be combined with elements of on line learning.

Why enrol on this programme?

The course is a conversion path intended for graduate students whose first degree was in a (relevant) subject other than Psychology. The course provides knowledge and understanding of the core areas in psychology and confers eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS – providing students obtain an overall mark of 50% or above).

The educational experience enables the student to improve their knowledge of Psychology; the course is academically challenging and provides a comprehensive foundation of psychological theory and research, offering insights into behaviour from a variety of perspectives. There are many opportunities for students to practice and apply these skills with an emphasis on increasing confidence and competence.


The Applied Master (MSc) in Psychology is a dual award programme conferred by Emirates Aviation University and Coventry University, UK. The EAU award has been submitted for recognition by the National Qualifications Authority (NQA) in the UAE. The programme is also accredited by the highly recognised professional British Psychological Society (BPS).

Career prospects

The course is aimed at students seeking to enter employment as professional psychologists. The programme is a first step towards chartered status as a professional psychologist (GBC). Successful graduates with GBC will have appropriate academic evidence for further study on BPS accredited Masters’ degree programmes in Forensic Psychology, Forensic Psychology, and Crime, Occupational Psychology or Health Psychology, each of which are important stages in career development within these fields.

The MSc award will enable learners to progress within the field of Psychology and it will open new horizons of opportunities for your future career.


Twenty four months, part time.

Mode of delivery

There will be five and a half days of classroom based teaching contact in three blocks as follows:

  • 2.5 days in block one
  • 2 days in block two
  • 1 day in block three

Course outline

The programme consists of ten modules and an individual research project.

  • Research Methods I
  • Research Methods II
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Biological Psychology
  • Project Planning and Ethics
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Individual Differences
  • Applying Psychology
  • Independent Research Project

Entry requirements

For professional advice on entry requirements, please contact EAU Postgraduate Admissions Department on +971 46050109 / +971 46050104 or e-mail:


Application Fee* Registration Fee* Tuition Fees
N/A AED 2,500 AED 105,000


How to Apply

For information on how to apply for a course at Emirates Aviation University, see our Admissions Guide.

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