Taught course

Experimental Psychology

Institution
University of Sussex · School of Psychology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above. You may also be considered for the course if you have other qualifications of equivalent standing. We also consider applicants who can show successful completion of at least three years' basic medical science at a UK medical school (having gained at least 360 credits) with a guaranteed place to continue medical studies on completion of the MSc.

You can study this course if you do not have previous training in psychology and want to obtain a qualification that provides Graduate Basis for Chartered Memberships (GBC) with the British Psychological Society.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This MSc is a conversion course that gives you a thorough grounding in psychology. You don’t need any prior formal psychology education.

We offer one of the widest ranges of research interests in the UK. Our research groups are in Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental and Clinical Psychology, and Social and Applied Psychology.

You will study:

  • biological, cognitive, social and developmental psychology
  • the philosophical and ethical foundations of psychology
  • research methods.

On graduation you qualify for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society.

We have reviewed all our courses to ensure the best possible learning experience for September, taking account of latest information and advice in relation to COVID-19. For updates on changes that may affect contact time, assessments, fieldwork and study abroad, check Course changes for 2020-2021. These changes are not yet reflected in our prospectus information and, of course, may be revised as the situation evolves.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Course Enquiries
Email
psychology@sussex.ac.uk