Taught course

Psychology Conversion

Institution
Bucks New University · Bucks New University
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

In order to enrol on this conversion course you will need to have already have passed an undergraduate degree in psychology or achieved at least a 2:1 in a non-psychology degree.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc Psychology is a conversion programme that offers you the opportunity to convert your existing qualifications and learning to an award that meets the requirements for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership and the starting point to becoming a Chartered Psychologist.

In order to enrol on this conversion course you will need to have already have passed an undergraduate degree in psychology or achieved at least a 2:1 in a non-psychology degree.

What will this course cover?

You will cover all the core areas of psychology such as; personality, social, cognitive, developmental, biopsychology. In addition you will learn in detail about applying various research methods to an empirical project. In your second semester, you will also have a single option to allow specialisation in one of a number of sub-disciplines of psychology.

The Psychology Department at Bucks New University actively promotes the involvement of local agencies, companies and individuals in delivering sessions to all our students. These exciting opportunities to hear from, and liaise with, external experts include HM Prison and Probation Staff, Counselling Psychologists, Senior Police Officers, Neuropsychologists, Occupational Psychologists etc. There are also frequently external visits to relevant museums, prisons, courts and sports venues to see psychology in an applied context.

Information for international students

International students will require an IELTS with 6.5 overall with 6.5 in writing and no other skill below 5.5.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Barbara Kingsley
Email
barbara.kingsley@bucks.ac.uk