A minimum of a 2:1 UK honours degree, or a recognised international equivalent.
A degree in human or natural sciences, human resources, medicine, social sciences, or social work is preferred.
GCSE Maths and English (Language/Literature) C are also required.
Applications with other degree subjects, or those without relevant GCSEs, to be considered by the Faculty on a case-by-case basis.
English language requirements:
IELTS Academic: 7.0 with 6.5 in each component.
Months of entry
Psychology is the science of behaviour and the mind. On our MSc Psychology (Conversion) course, we’ll challenge your world view and allow you to explore problems from a different perspective. This course is designed for individuals looking for a career change into the highly diverse field of psychology.
On successful completion of this course, you'll have the academic requirements needed to apply with Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society (BPS).
We’ll evolve your knowledge of the theories and practical applications of contemporary psychology, with emphasis on how psychology is applied in practice. You'll learn about the core areas of psychology, including cognitive, developmental and social psychology, the biological bases of psychology and individual differences. You’ll explore the brain, behaviour, personality and psychopathology, building an understanding of the conceptual and historical issues in psychology.
You'll develop the research and statistical skills needed to conduct independent research projects under our expert supervision. You’ll also complete a research dissertation that will allow you to carry out experiments and start or join existing projects on important topics in the field. We’ll match your interests with the expertise of our academic staff, ensuring you get the best support possible. These collaborations have seen previous students’ work being published in top-tier journals.
Information for international students
We are proud to be one of the most culturally diverse universities in the UK. We are here to help you throughout the application process – from advising on choosing the right course to applying for a visa and preparing for your first few weeks at Surrey.
For more information please go to - https://www.surrey.ac.uk/international
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Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
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