Taught course

Online Psychology Conversion - MSc

University of Kent · School of Psychology

Entry requirements

All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications.

Degree requirement

A first or second class honours degree in a relevant subject or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

Do you have a passion to understand the human behaviour but didn't take a degree in Psychology, this course is for you. Apply to our online MSc Psychology Conversion course, and take the first step to fast-track into your dream Psychology career.


Develop a scientific understanding of the mind, brain, behaviour and experience, and how they interact with the complex environments in which they are situated. By taking modules in Social, Brain and Cognition, Development, and Mental Health, you'll be supported in, and inspired to take on your own research in an area that interests you.

Reasons to study MSc Psychology Conversion at Kent

  • Study from any location with our fully remote MSc course that is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), which means you'll be eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) from the BPS, essential for pursuing a career in recognised psychology professions.
  • Teaching from academics with experience and qualifications from across sub-disciplines within Psychology, demonstrating the scientist-practitioner model of working
  • Test out your own theories and hypotheses with support from actively researching academics at the forefront of their fields
  • Over 80% of our Psychology research was classified as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ for environment and publications in Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021
  • Our recent graduates have started their own businesses, researched in the civil service and become practising Psychologists

Information for international students

International students

Please see our International Student website for entry requirements by country and other relevant information. Due to visa restrictions, students who require a student visa to study cannot study part-time unless undertaking a distance or blended-learning programme with no on-campus provision.English language entry requirements

English language entry requirements

The University requires all non-native speakers of English to reach a minimum standard of proficiency in written and spoken English before beginning a postgraduate degree. Certain subjects require a higher level.

For detailed information see our English language requirements web pages.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,750 - £9,500
International students
£5,100 - £13,600

Multimillion-pound scholarship fund at University of Kent

We have devised a range of packages to ensure you have the necessary financial support. Find out more at our fees-and-funding page. Also do check out our scholarships, busaries and loans, see if you eligible and apply.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA/MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

University of Kent
01227 764000