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Master of Psychology (Conversion)
Master of Psychology (Conversion)

Master of Psychology (Conversion)

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  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Undergraduate degree:2:1 (or international equivalent) and a maths qualification equivalent to at least a grade 4 (C) at GCSE.For information on entry requirements from your country, choose it below.

English Requirements

  • IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element) or
  • PTE 71 (with a minimum of 65 in each element) or
  • TOEFL (iBT) 87 (minimum 20 in Speaking and 19 in all other elements) 

Course Information

This course is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in psychology, who do not have a first degree in the subject. It will give you the breadth of knowledge you need, while enabling you to explore your interests in greater depth.   

In the School of Psychology, we are transforming lives and shaping the future with our teaching and research. Our work has real-world impact. For example, our research is contributing to better treatment of autistic people in the criminal justice system, and greater understanding of why drivers often fail to see motorcyclists at junctions.

One of our greatest strengths is the breadth of topics we specialise in. This is reflected in our research areas, which include:

  • accident research
  • neuroscience
  • cognition and language
  • human development and learning
  • social psychology and health

This means we are able to offer a wide range of modules and research projects, giving you the opportunity to focus on your unique interests.

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Core modules

  • Conceptual and Historical Issues in Psychology
  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • Neuroscience and Behaviour
  • Social and Development Psychology
  • Empirical Research Project - Psychology (Conversion) MSc
  • Cognitive Psychology 2
  • Statistical Methods 4
  • Practical Methods

Optional modules

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Neuropsychology of Action: The Body in the Brain
  • Understanding Developmental Disorders
  • Neuropsychology and Applied Neuroimaging
  • Cognitive Development and Autism
  • Forensic and Mental Health
  • Educational Psychology
  • Developmental Dyslexia: Psychological and Educational Perspectives
  • Altruism, Cooperation and Helping
  • The Visual Brain: Evolution, Development, Learning and Adaptation
  • Mechanisms of Learning and Psychopathology
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Psychology graduates can find rewarding careers in clinical, health, educational, and occupational psychology, and criminology. Psychologists are also welcome in many other contexts, such as human resources, management and marketing.

Our graduates have gone on to work for organisations such as the UK Government, the NHS, and charities such as Headway and Rethink Mental Illness.

MSc students may also continue onto PhD level

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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