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Entry requirements

You should have a degree equivalent to UK first-class or second-class honours (2:2 or above). This should either be in a subject other than psychology or a psychology degree which does not confer eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Registration of the British Psychological Society. An interview forms part of the selection process.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc in Psychology is a conversion programme and as such provides graduates in disciplines other than psychology with the opportunity to obtain the Graduate Basis for Chartered membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS). GBC allows you to pursue postgraduate training in applied areas of psychology associated with the Societies’ Divisions (such as educational and clinical psychology). GBC is the first step toward gaining status as a Chartered Psychologist.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for full-time study on this MSc are £5,580 for UK students and £13,500 for international students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2021/22. Exemptions apply for EU students who have settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, as well as Irish nationals, who may be eligible for the UK full-time tuition fee rate.Tuition fees for part-time study on this MSc are £31 per credit for UK students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2021/22, i.e. £620 per 20 credit module. 180 credits are required to complete a Masters degree. EU students who have settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, as well as Irish nationals, may be eligible for the UK part-time tuition fee rate.The University may administer a small inflationary rise in part-time postgraduate tuition fees in subsequent academic years as you progress through the course.

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

Assessment

Most modules are assessed by a mixture of examination and coursework though some are assessed solely by coursework. Coursework assignments might be essays, research project reports, group presentations or the critical analysis of research papers.

Course contact details

Phone
+44(0)1695 575171