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Psychology MSc
Psychology MSc

Psychology MSc

  • ID:UNIC440289
  • Level:Master's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,750.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£8,000.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,750.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£8,000.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

You will be required to meet at least one of the below requirements:

  • hold a higher second class honours degree or above in an internationally recognised undergraduate program
  • If you hold a lower-second class honours degree, you may also be considered.  Such candidates will normally be asked to produce evidence of academic capability, such as an essay, before being considered for admission.
  • If you have previous educational experience you will be considered for admission to the programme however, recognition of prior learning is limited to a maximum of 60 credits. Students will require a minimum of 180 credits in psychology in order to meet the requirements for the GBC.  Applicants with a disability and applicants from all ethnic groups will be encourage
  • We would consider your application if you have undertaken a British Psychological Society accredited psychology degree but who have failed to either pass the empirical psychology project or achieve at least a lower second class honours degree.

Mandatory requirements:

  • provide evidence of a GCSE Grade ‘C’ in Mathematics (or internationally recognised equivalent)
  • apply for a DBS check before being permitted to engage in the dissertation research project if necessary
  • DBS checks may also be required if you wish to engage in Changemaker and/or STEAM events.
  • A personal statement demonstrating self-awareness, self-reflection, sensitivity to issues of difference and equality as well as commitment to anti-oppressive practice will be required.

English requirement

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)

Course Information

This programme is designed for those without an undergraduate degree in Psychology, who have an interest in the subject of Psychology or are looking for a new career in Psychology.

You will be taught by academics from the Division of Psychology with a wide ranging area of research expertise, engaging you with a diverse range of perspectives. The programme is designed to equip you with key theoretical perspectives and practical knowledge within some of the core areas of psychology.

MSc Psychology Conversion programme is designed to equip you with key theoretical perspectives and practical knowledge within some of the core areas of psychology at Masters level.

You will study from a core curriculum within some of the key areas within psychology, through a range of modules which allow you to develop further capabilities already achieved through studying at undergraduate level such as undertaking independent research projects. The core curriculum will also provide you with a sound knowledge of theoretical, professional and policy issues in psychology.

The course is available full time or part-time. The part-time option is two years with the dissertation being submitted in January following the two years of the study. However, if you wish, and with the agreement of your supervisor, you can submit the dissertation in October of the final year of study. The course is flexible, and offers you choices within their programmes in accordance with personal and professional requirements. This includes a variety of modes of study and attendance through which awards can be gained.

We ensure equality of opportunity and treatment for all students regardless of background, class, race, sex or circumstance.

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Pre Courses

You may be required to complete an English Language course or Foundation program before being able to enrol on to an undergraduate or postgraduate degree program.

  • Pre-sessional English Program (PEP)
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • careers in teaching, organizations
  • psychologist

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