Taught course

Psychology MSc

Ulster University · School of Psychology

Entry requirements

To enrol on this course, your application will require:

· At least a 2.2 honours degree in any subject from a University of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, or from a recognised national awarding body, or from an institution of another country which is recognised as being of an equivalent standard.

· Or an equivalent standard (normally 50%) in a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma (postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma, or an approved alternative qualification).

· Evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent).

Months of entry

September, November

Course content

Why our programme is right for you:

· Expand your mind – Explore key areas in psychology and discover how people think, feel and behave.

· BPS-accredited – Gain Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) status, an essential qualification for any psychology professional.

· Unique mental health module – Examine the factors which influence our understanding of mental health, learn how conditions are diagnosed and treated, and use relevant theories and policies to explain the psychology of mental health in the real world, all while engaging with up-to-date mental health data.

· Study anywhere, anytime – Designed with flexibility in mind, our MSc allows busy professionals to balance their studies with existing commitments.

· Get to grips with research – Learn key theoretical concepts and hone your research skills.

· World-leading academics – Learn from a team of renowned researchers who are experts in the latest advances in Psychology and good practice in pedagogy.

· Excellent student support –Access a range of support, including a dedicated Student Success Advisor who will be on hand to support and guide you from registration through to graduation.

· Flexible payment – Choose a plan that works for you. Pay in full or spread the cost across the academic year with a Payment Plan (subject to eligibility).

· Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), our MSc Psychology (Conversion) course has been designed by leading academics at Ulster University to provide students with the knowledge and skills to forge a successful and rewarding psychology career.

Learning from research-active staff with strong academic and clinical backgrounds, you’ll develop a deeper understanding of the core areas in psychology, from social and cognitive through to psychobiology, learn about research methods, and gain transferable skills to prepare you for success in your chosen career.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Judith Mullineux