Taught course

Psychology (Accredited Conversion Course)

Institution
University of Stirling · Faculty of Natural Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A minimum of a second class honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This is an intensive Masters Psychology conversion course. It’s aimed at students who have a degree in another subject and want to 'convert' to Psychology. The course provides in-depth and accelerated training in the basics of psychology.

You’ll learn the key concepts and core knowledge of psychology, including social psychology, cognition, development, individual differences, biological bases of mind and behaviour. You’ll also develop your research skills with our specifically designed modules in research methods.

The course includes a one month placement to broaden your practical experience in psychology. You’ll carry out a three-month independent empirical research project under the supervision of a leading academic specialist.

The course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
27 months

Course contact details

Name
Linda Cullen
Email
linda.cullen@stir.ac.uk