MSc Psychology (Conversion)

  • DeadlineStudy Details:

    MSc 1  year full-time, 2 years part-time

Course Description

Are you looking for a MSc programme that will fascinate your interest in the human mind and behaviour? Are you interested in the scientific underpinning of how people think, act and interact? Are you planning to move into a professional psychology career after completing an undergraduate degree in a different subject area or your current psychology undergraduate degree does not qualify you to start your journey to becoming an aspiring psychologist?

Then this MSc Psychology (Conversion) is the first stage towards your journey towards a professional career in psychology. To work towards becoming a professional psychologist your psychology degree is required to be accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as conferring eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC). Students who are eligible for GBC with the BPS are then able to continue onto further psychology postgraduate study and supervised training.

Entry Requirements


  1. A UK Honours degree or equivalent overseas qualification in any subject at 2.2. or above.
  2. A UK Honours (BPS accredited) psychology degree (but who have failed to either pass the empirical psychology project or failed to achieve at least a Lower Second-Class Honours degree, thus inhibiting eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership – GBC with the BPS).


  • GCSE/GCE O Level Maths/English: Grade C/Grade 4 or above (or recognised equivalent)

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Module Details

Year 1

  • Psychological Research Methods
  • Individual in the Society
  • Lifespan Development and Conceptual and Historical Issues
  • Cognition and the Brain
  • Psychological Dissertation
  • Health, Wellbeing and Psychological Interventions
  • Psychological Distress and Mental Health

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