Taught course

Psychology (Conversion) Distance Learning

University of Nottingham · School of Psychology

Entry requirements

MSc: 2:1 (or international equivalent)

PGDip: 2:2 (or international equivalent) with 60 credits of psychology.

Applicants must also have a maths qualification equivalent to at least a grade 4/C at GCSE.

IELTS: 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each element

Months of entry


Course content

This is a part-time distance learning course, designed to give you greater flexibility. It is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in psychology, who do not have a first degree in the subject. It will give you the breadth of knowledge you need, while enabling you to explore your interests in greater depth.
In the School of Psychology, we are transforming lives and shaping the future with our teaching and research. Our work has real-world impact. For example, our research is contributing to better treatment of autistic people in the criminal justice system, and greater understanding of why drivers often fail to see motorcyclists at junctions.

One of our greatest strengths is the breadth of topics we specialise in. This is reflected in our research areas, which include:

This means we are able to offer a wide range of modules and research projects, giving you the opportunity to focus on your unique interests.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 (up to) months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    24 (up to) months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5559