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Postgraduate Psychosocial Studies

Why study Psychosocial Studies at UEL?

  • Unique opportunity - We are the only university in the world that offers a Psychological Studies Master's exclusively by distance learning. You will have the flexibility to study when it suits you, while maintaining regular online contact with expert academics and fellow students.
  • Pioneering department - We're the most established centre in the country for this fascinating area of study. Psychosocial Studies was born as a degree subject at UEL in 1985, and we’re still pushing boundaries through our ground-breaking research.
  • Research-led teaching - Psychosocial studies is a research-led discipline and the huge range of research interests among our academic team reflects the cross-disciplinary nature of the subject. They are all experts in their field and this cutting-edge knowledge is brought into all aspects of your learning. 

  • Flexible learning - We understand you may be studying at the same time as holding down a full-time job or looking after a family so, as a distance learner, we allow you up to six years to complete the course.
  • Diverse students - Our postgraduate students come from all different backgrounds and we encourage interaction between them and our experienced academic staff to create a rewarding Distance Learning experience.
  • Student support - You will be led through a series of online, multi-media activities by our experienced academic team. You’ll also have access to the module tutor directly via our virtual learning environment (VLE) and you’ll be supported by our team of dedicated Distance Learning Student Advisors who are on hand to address any queries.