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MScPsychology and Education (Conversion)

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This course will give you an insight into core components of the British Psychological Society (BPS) curriculum, including biological, cognitive, developmental and social psychology, as well as conceptual and historical issues in psychology.

It’s a one-year, full-time course designed for students who don’t have a degree in psychology but who do have an honours degree in another subject (minimum 2:1).

The MSc will equip you with the necessary understanding, skills and qualifications to enable you to pursue a career in psychology or cognate discipline.

Once you have successfully completed the course, you’ll be eligible to apply for Graduate Basis for Chartered membership (GBC) of the BPS. This means you’ll be eligible to apply for professional training programmes.

Programme structure

Core modules

Difference, Disability and Diversity in Psychology and Education
Constructing Mind, Brain and Society
Global Mental Health and Development
Research Methods in Psychology and Education


Seminars and small-group tutorials
Group work
Online activities

All students in the School of Education belong to an exciting research community and have the chance to take part in seminars and other activities. Students on the MSc (Conversion) will be invited to activities organised by the Centre for Critical Psychology and Education.


Individual presentations
A 15-20,000-word dissertation

For the dissertation study, you’ll be supported by an experienced research tutor who has expertise in the appropriate field.

Throughout the course, you’ll keep a reflective learning log. This is not assessed formally as a written piece of work, but is an essential component for any potential practitioner wishing to use psychologically-informed concepts following a period of study at masters-level.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States