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MSc in Psychology (Conversion)

MSc in Psychology (Conversion)

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Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

2 years

Start date

APR

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Psychology (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This masters programme offers you the opportunity to gain your first qualification accredited by the British Psychological Society. You’ll develop a comprehensive and critical understanding of the key concepts, theories, methods and debates in psychology. This will include critically examining how psychological theories and research methodologies are applied in real world settings and assessing different kinds of evidence from quantitative and qualitative data. You’ll also gain an awareness of the importance of ethical issues in the practice of psychology. By completing this rigorous masters degree, you’ll build your numeracy, literacy, communication, team working, presentation, observational, cognitive and organisational skills as appropriate to the discipline.

Career relevance: Careers as a professional psychologist in the applied areas of psychology will require further study, training and/or work experience beyond your degree – for which this course provides ideal preparation. The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) regulated titles include:

clinical psychologist; counselling psychologist; educational psychologist; forensic psychologist; health psychologist; occupational psychologist; sports and exercise psychologist.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

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International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

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Entry requirements

Student must hold a UK honours degree (2:2 at least) or equivalent to be accepted for the MSc in Psychology (Conversion). Your first degree need not be in psychology, but you must have the skills expected of a social sciences graduate.