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Psychological Science (conversion) MSc

Psychological Science (conversion) MSc

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Psychology (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited conversion programme is designed to provide you with a broad and critical awareness of psychological theory and practice. We have particular expertise in quantitative research methods, and our course would suit those from a Science background. Students can specialise in Cognitive Neuroscience or Clinical Psychology in their choice of optional courses and dissertation. In addition, graduates from the MSc will gain a range of generic intellectual and practical skills, including initiative, self-reliance, critical ability, data science, collaboration, communicating research and presentation skills, which are easily adaptable to the needs of the labour market. Training in psychological research methods and project work will be included in the programme.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • The MSc Psychological Science (conversion) is accredited by the British Psychological Society.
  • The School of Psychology brings together world-leading expertise in experimental psychology, cognitive science and cognitive and affective neuroscience in order to advance the understanding of human behaviour.
  • The Research Methods course provides a comprehensive training in reproducible data analysis.
  • A wide range of optional courses are available representing the research expertise of our staff.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Graduates from this programme are eligible for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society. This Msc can function as a both a feeder for a PhD and as an industry focused qualification. Graduates have successfully progressed to vocational masters programmes in psychology or used this MSc to further their career in the wider job market.

This MSc will be of particular interest to those who wish to work within a high-quality research environment and/or continue onto PhD research in psychological science.

Modules

This course explores development and its diversity across the lifespan including childhood, adolescence and ageing. You'll learn about social and emotional development, cognitive development and their necessary interactions, and the impact of factors such as culture and context on these varied developments.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

10,950

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

23,950

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a Science subject.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The university has over 7,000 postgraduate students from 140 countries around the world, taking up taught and research degrees. Study options vary from Financial Economics...more