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Psychology (Conversion) MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Psychology (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This is an MSc Psychology (Conversion) programme, not an MSc Psychology programme. As such, this course is aimed at non-Psychology graduates who wish to undertake further training as a Psychologist, but do not wish to undertake a second undergraduate degree. You will cover all of the important areas within the discipline, and develop a broad understanding of human behaviour and interaction. Content will be taught through a mix of traditional lectures, student-led workshops, and a broad array of assessments.

There will be a strong element of research design, encouraging critical thought and enabling a thorough and practical experience of the research process. You will be encouraged to take ownership of a valued research topic and to write up your MSc Thesis in a journal format that may lead to publication of impressive work.

By the time you graduate, even without previous experience of Psychology, you will be well-placed to progress seek out further training and progress towards a career as a Psychologist.

​This degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as conferring eligibility for Graduate Membership of the Society with the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership, provided the minimum standard of qualification of a second class honours is achieved. This is the first step to becoming a Chartered Psychologist.​

Different course options

Full time | Leeds Trinity University | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

You will critically examine how cognitive psychology draws upon different theoretical perspectives and methods of inquiry. You'll study topics such as memory, perception, thinking and language as inter-related cognitive processes. You'll critically examine historical development and theoretical explanations and consider a variety of investigative methods and approaches, gaining an understanding of the careers to which Cognitive Psychology could be applied. In particular, you'll focus on the application of cognitive psychology to the real world (both past and present) including international and cultural perspectives.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a minimum 2:2 classification degree in a subject area other than Psychology and GCSE grade ‘C’ passes in English and Mathematics.