Taught course

Psychology (Conversion)

Middlesex University London · Faculty of Science and Technology

Entry requirements

We welcome applications from graduates with a good honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate subject. You will also need to have achieved 60 credits of study in psychology. Applicants without previous study in psychology may be accepted onto the programme on successful completion of appropriate Summer School modules.

Months of entry


Course content

This course aims to provide you with a sound knowledge of psychology, having been developed to impart the advanced knowledge required to serve your interests and career aspirations. Based at our Hendon Campus in London, you will benefit from the experience of our dedicated and enthusiastic staff. You will have access to some of the best and most up-to-date psychology facilities for teaching and research in the UK.

Why study MSc Psychology Conversion at Middlesex?

This conversion course is for graduates intending to pursue a career in psychology who wish to acquire the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society. You may have a degree in another subject but you will need to have previously studied 60 credits in psychology. Students are introduced to the broad range of theoretical and methodological approaches to psychology and are encouraged to develop a critical approach to studies, evaluating theory and evidence accordingly.

By the end of this course, you will be able to perform quantitative and qualitative data analyses and use statistical software to analyse complex data. You will design, implement, analyse and communicate independent and group project work to an advanced level. You will also be familiar with experimental software to design and run experiments and use psycho-physiological equipment to gather and interpret data.

Course highlights:
  • We have excellent employment results: over 90% of our psychology graduates are employed within six months of completing their degree.
  • Our psychology teaching and research facilities are unrivalled. They include specialist laboratories and counselling practice rooms.
  • Our academics are regularly and widely published - Professor Olga van den Akker, for example, is renowned for her research into psychology and human fertility and Dr Miranda Horvath is widely published for her groundbreaking research into violence against women from a feminist and forensic psychological perspective.

Fees and funding

UK students
£8,500 per year full-time
International students
£12,500 per year full-time

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

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