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Full time | Paisley Campus | 1 year | 04-SEP-23

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Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Psychology (General)

Course type


Course Summary


Study the human mind and behaviour in this professionally accredited master’s programme – your first step towards becoming a chartered psychologist.

This programme is designed for graduates with an Honours degree in a discipline other than psychology – or a non-accredited psychology Honours degree who wish to specialise in psychology.


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  • Coursework: 100%

Career Prospects


Graduates from Psychology Conversion courses have continued postgraduate training in educational, clinical, and occupational psychology, pursued successful careers in education, business, health, and the media, and progressed into PhD research.

Possible roles include market research, personnel management, teaching, roles in the civil or health service, careers guidance and project management.

Further Study

You may continue postgraduate training in:

  • educational psychology
  • clinical psychology
  • occupational psychology

Alternatively, you may wish to consider PhD / DClinPsy(ch) research. You will also gain PGCert and PGDip awards in this course.


This module is designed to provide a broad and detailed knowledge of the theories and current research in the area of social psychology. The module covers the core BPS topic areas including attitudes, interpersonal attraction and group processes. Each topic area will review key historical theories and research as well as examining contemporary approaches. Students will also be encouraged to examine the links between different areas of social psychology as well as links between social psychology and other areas in psychology. Through workshops and an inquiry-based qualitative project this module also provides training in qualitative research methods.

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

You will require an Honours degree (2:2 or above) in any subject area, or a non-accredited psychology Honours degree.