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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Psychology (General)

Course type


Course Summary

This British Psychological Society (BPS)-accredited conversion Masters is an essential step on your journey towards a career in Psychology. Delivered by passionate academic staffs who are involved in cutting-edge research, you will develop an advanced understanding of cognitive and developmental Psychology, biological and social Psychology, individual differences and psychological research methods.

Assessment is varied, either seen-exam based or through written assignments such as laboratory reports, research article critiques, data analysis assignments, presentations or conventional essays. Our MSc Psychology has been designed with your employability in mind, and will prove valuable even if you decide not to pursue a career in Psychology. You will develop a critical approach to analysing qualitative and quantitative data, which will equip you to make sound informed decisions – one of the most important aspects of leadership. Our previous graduates have secured specialist roles in management, advertising, marketing and human resources, with many moving into the public sector for careers in the police and prison services, health and social services or education.

Different course options

Full time | City Centre Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



In this module you will learn how knowledge in psychology is developed through research. You will learn how to design and carry out research studies using a range of methodologies. The analysis and interpretation of data that you collect will build on knowledge acquired on other modules. The skills in writing reports in line with current conventions in the psychological literature will be developed through practice and detailed formative and summative feedback. The importance of ethical considerations will be constant theme throughout the module and the completion of documentation required for ethical research will be covered in depth.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in any discipline.