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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Psychology (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MSc Psychology degree is an online conversion course, fully accredited by the British Psychological Society. It is an online conversion course, fully accredited by the British Psychological Society, designed to help students with a non-Psychology degree gain a Psychology Master's qualification. This course has been designed for students wanting to pursue careers in chartered areas of psychology who need to gain relevant work experience. Therefore, this distance learning (online) course allows you to study around your own commitments, reflecting the inclusivity at the heart of Birmingham City University.

The coursework is designed in such a way that you can tailor it to your interests, whilst developing your softer, employability skills as well. The course will allow you to interact and learn alongside students from all over the country and the world, expanding your networks and perceptions of psychology. Upon completion of this course, students can pursue internal PhD opportunities offered within the Psychology department at Birmingham City University.

Opportunity: Student Jobs on Campus ensures that our students are given a first opportunity to fill many part-time temporary positions within the University. This allows you to work while you study with us, fitting the job around your course commitments. By taking part in the scheme, you will gain valuable experiences and employability skills, enhancing your prospects in the job market. It will also allow you to become more involved in University life by delivering, leading and supporting many aspects of the learning experience, from administration to research and mentoring roles.

Different course options

Distance without attendance | City Centre Campuses | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

The applied social psychology module focuses on exploring how social psychological theory and research can be applied to real life and equips you with the knowledge and understanding to effect change in individuals, groups and society. Throughout the module you will be presented with a number of contemporary social issues that will be underpinned by three broad perspectives: Cross cultural psychology, Individual differences and Critical social psychology.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,100

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,300

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a minimum 2:2 degree. At the point of enrolment you must have GCSE English Language and Mathematics at grade C or above.