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Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

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Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Psychology (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course summary

  • Gain foundational knowledge and scientific understanding of the core areas of psychology.
  • Develop the research and critical thinking skills that underlie theory and practice in psychology
  • Experience teaching which is creative, challenging and innovative in exploring issues at the forefront of the subject.

This course is suitable for individuals returning to study or those seeking to explore psychology for the first time. It allows you to acquire the knowledge and scientific understanding of the core facets of psychology. It is accredited by the British Psychological Society and provides the graduate basis for chartered membership of the society (GBC).

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

Designed to be delivered with one day per week attendance at university to allow people to continue in employment while they complete the degree, the course is supplemented by self-directed learning tasks that provide optimum flexibility for students who may also be working part-time and/or integrating family life.

You learn through

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • workshops

Future careers

As a conversion course, the programme is specifically designed to provide you with the necessary grounding in the core academic and subject specific skills needed to gain access to postgraduate training courses for a career in psychology. Past graduates have gone on to apply for training posts in clinical psychology, educational psychology, forensic psychology, health psychology, counselling psychology, as well as PhDs.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and confers eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC), provided you achieve an overall mark of at least 50 per cent and pass your dissertation. This is the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist.

Modules

Cognitive Psychobiology (30 Credits) - Core
Fundamentals In Design And Statistics (15 Credits) - Core
Social Psychology Perspectives And Topics (15 Credits) - Core
Research Dissertation And Professional Development In Psychology (60 Credits) - Core
Research Issues In Applied Developmental Psychology (30 Credits) - Core
Personality And Individual Differences (15 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£8,745

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

£14,895

Entry requirements

A 2:2 degree or above or equivalent in any subject. We may consider graduates with relevant work experience.

University information

When studying a postgraduate degree at Sheffield Hallam University, students will be working at the cutting edge of their discipline using the latest techniques, ideas, practices, and insights to address contemporary issues in their discipline, professional practice and the workplace. There are over 30,000 students at Sheffield Hallam University, and just over 6,000 of those are studying at postgraduate level. The university places a...more

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