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Psychological Sciences (Conversion) MSc

Psychological Sciences (Conversion) MSc

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Full time | Brunel University London | 1 year | 04-OCT-21

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

04-OCT-21

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Psychology (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

This conversion course has been tailored to provide you with a firm foundation in the core areas of psychology as defined by the British Psychological Society (BPS). These include biological, cognitive, social, developmental, social psychology, individual differences and statistics and research methods.

You’ll also develop analytic expertise and research skills, creating a solid basis for further advanced study within the discipline (e.g. PhD, ClinPsyD, DEdPsy).

Our academic experts use a wide variety of teaching methods including lectures, seminars and self-directed learning to provide you with a comprehensive learning experience. You’re fully supported throughout the whole degree process including having a personal tutor and receiving one-to-one specialist academic supervision to complete the empirical research project that will demonstrate your depth of knowledge of a specialist area in psychology.

You’ll qualify for membership of the BPS - a mark of quality and an essential entry qualification for postgraduate professional training in psychology to practise as a health professional.

Careers and your future

Your BPS accredited Psychological Sciences (Conversion) MSc degree is your first step to becoming a chartered psychologist.

In addition to clinical psychology, you’ll gain the skills, knowledge and expertise attractive to employers in a wide variety of sectors such as media, marketing, HR, law enforcement, finance, government, health and education as well as government and non-governmental agencies, and healthcare organisations.

Modules

This module covers the biological bases of normal behaviour, the behavioural consequences of brain damage and the methods of studying brain function and dysfunction.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,650

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,335

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A UK 2:2 Honours degree, or equivalent internationally recognised qualification, in any subject or a non-BPS accredited degree in Psychology. Applicants will be required to show evidence of GCSE grade C (or grade 4) (or equivalent) in Maths.

University information

Based in Uxbridge, on the outskirts of west London, Brunel University London offers over 100 specialist postgraduate courses, which you can study both full-time and part-time. Nearly 14,000 students study at Brunel, with nearly 3,500 of those studying at postgraduate level, and 15% of their attendees are mature students. Brunel is comprised of three colleges Engineering, Design & Physical Sciences Business, Arts & Social...more