Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Psychology (Conversion)

Bournemouth University · Psychology

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Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 or equivalent in any subject.

Months of entry


Course content

This is an exciting new course that is currently being developed. This page will be updated with more information in April 2021. Please register your interest and we will email you when the course is open for applications.

​Why study MSc Psychology at BU?

  • New psychology conversion course, currently undergoing the accreditation process to achieve the Graduate Basis of Chartership (GBC) from the British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • During this course you will develop a high level of understanding and insight into empirical and theoretical psychology issues
  • Develop a well-founded knowledge and critical understanding of the mind and behaviour through learning about all areas of psychology
  • Acquire a range of sought-after research skills and methods to investigate behaviour
  • Learn to conduct research independently and apply your knowledge in a variety of contexts.

Core modules:

  • Statistics & Research Methods
  • Personality, Intelligence & Social Psychology
  • Biological Psychology
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Cognition & Language
  • Developmental & Applied Psychology
  • Masters Research Project

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent. For more information see our full entry requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Please check Bournemouth University course website for the latest tuition fees information.

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Future Students Enquiry Team
+44 (0)1202 961 916