Taught course

Psychology (Conversion Award)

Institution
Leeds Beckett University · Social Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants should have at least a second class honours degree and Maths, English Language & Science GCSE grade C or an equivalent award. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional.

Months of entry

September

Course content

If you have little or no experience of psychology, this course will give you the essential knowledge, skills and experience needed for a career in this exciting field. The course has been accredited by British Psychological Society (BPS) and if you graduate with an average mark of 50 per cent or more you will be able to apply for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the BPS.

You will gain a comprehensive and critical understanding of cognitive, social, developmental and biological psychology, individual differences and conceptual and historical issues in psychology. In preparation for completing your dissertation, you will also develop the research skills necessary for designing and conducting quality research beyond that expected of graduates.

This course is relevant to graduates who have not studied psychology before or who have completed an undergraduate degree with a psychology component or an undergraduate psychology course not accredited by the BPS.

Research Excellence Framework 2014 - 40% of our research in the Psychology unit was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Enquiries
Email
admissionsenquiries@leedsbeckett.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)113 812 3113