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Master´s Thesis in Psychology

  • Number of credits 15 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2023

About the course

The course involves planning and conducting a independent thesis work in an area relevant to cognitve science. The student chooses a subject and relevant scientific methods in consultation with a supervisor. The thesis work is conducted under supervision and is presented in a written thesis. Also the presentation and opposition of another students thesis and the defence of the thesis is part of the course.

Application and eligibility

Master´s Thesis in Psychology, 15 credits


31 October 2023


14 January 2024

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Courses corresponding to 90 credits (hp) in psychology or equivalent, including 15 credits at an advanced level in psychology or equivalent. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper Secondary course English A/6. 
Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the 
level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.

Entry requirements


Academic credits

Application code



Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to Application deadline is 16 January 2023. How to apply

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 31,550

Total fee

SEK 31,550

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