Psychology (Conversion)

Convert your existing bachelor's degree into a Masters in Psychology and take your first step towards a career as a psychologist

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Key Facts



MSc (Hons) Psychology (Conversion)


Degree Duration

1 year :

Full time


Start Dates

September 2023

Degree Overview

On this MSc, you’ll learn the scientific underpinnings of the discipline of psychology across a range of key areas, including social, developmental, cognitive and biological psychology. You’ll learn to critically evaluate psychological theory and research, as well as gain hands-on training in quantitative and qualitative research methods.

The learning, teaching and assessment structure of the programme is designed to give you multiple opportunities to practice and demonstrate skills through authentic assessment tasks, e.g. practical reports which simulate the skills required of professional psychologists and researchers.

Teaching of research methods is embedded in most taught modules, to give you strong contextual understanding and the ability to apply methods into different contexts. You’ll learn a range of research skills and methods, to allow you to investigate behaviour and conduct psychological research as an integral part of applied psychology.

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You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources

Why Study this Degree

This programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and covers the core content you need to apply for Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC)

Benefit from excellent facilities, including specialists research equipment and 25-hour computing suites

You can study flexibly with the option to take stand-alone qualifications (PGCert/PGDip) or complete the full MSc