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Psychology (Conversion) MSc

UK

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What will I learn?

Why choose this course

  • Study a British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited curriculum, designed to challenge the world view of individuals looking for a career change.
  • Access our state-of-the-art psychology facilities, including a six-room virtual reality suite and two observation laboratories, and use the latest equipment to conduct experiments.
  • Learn from lecturers who are active researchers in key psychological areas such as behavioural, cognitive, developmental, personality and social psychology.
  • Join one of our research groups to take part in seminars and workshops, and benefit from our links with renowned research institutions across the world.

What you will study

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.

Careers and graduate prospects

We offer careers information, advice and guidance to all students whilst studying with us, which is extended to our alumni for three years after leaving the University. Our graduates have lifetime access to Surrey Pathfinder, our online portal for appointment and events bookings, jobs, placements and interactive development tools.

On successful completion of this course, you'll have academic requirements needed to apply with Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society (BPS), a marker of excellence within the field.

Which department am I in?

FHMS - School of Psychology

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£22,700.00 (US$ 27,384) per year
The above mentioned fee is 2022/23 entry, there may be slight increase in 2023/24 entry. Annual fees will increase by 4% for each subsequent year of study, rounded up to the nearest £100, subject to any overriding applicable legislative requirements.

This is a fixed fee
Start date

October 2023

Venue

Stag Hill

Stag Hill,

Guildford,

Surrey,

GU2 7XH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to complete Masters Degree. IELTS Academic: 5.5 overall with 5.0 in each component

For international students

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. This is a regulated course that requires declaration of criminal convictions at the application stage. IELTS Academic: 7.0 with 6.5 in each component. TOEFL (ibt) - 95 overall with 23 in Reading, 23 in Listening, 22 in Speaking and 26 in Writing.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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