Taught course

Psychology of Mental Health (Conversion)

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Health in Social Science
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The programme provides detailed coverage of all core aspects of psychology: developmental, social, cognitive, neuropsychology, and individual differences. It also includes conceptual and theoretical perspectives in psychology, and psychological research methods and data analysis.

You will complete a research project in an area of psychology relevant to mental health.

This programme is unique in two respects:

  • It is the only British Psychological Society accredited MSc conversion programme that focuses on the psychology of mental health. This focus is particularly suited to those who wish to pursue a career in a caring profession such as clinical psychology.
  • It is also unique in being delivered jointly by a staff team offering unrivalled expertise in both psychological science and clinical psychology.

This is a professionally accredited programme that offers you the opportunity to study psychology to postgraduate level and become eligible for graduate basis for chartered membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24-72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Programme Administrator
Email
psychology-conversion@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 650 8498