|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A good honours degree or equivalent
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
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.
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
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.
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.