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Psychological Science

Queen's University Belfast

M.Sc.
12 months
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About

An intensive one year Psychological Science course at Queen's University Belfast with accreditation from the British Psychological Society, enabling you to pursue a career in this area even if your background is in another discipline.

Overview

Why this Course?

This conversion Psychological Science course at Queen's University Belfast will appeal to you if you do not already have a psychology degree.

It is approved and accredited by the British Psychological Society, (it confers the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership), which means you’ll have the essential knowledge to undertake professional training.

This intensive programme means with focused work and preparation, you will get a fully-accredited course in the space of 12 rewarding months.

Who are you?

You might be a recent graduate or someone who’s been in work for a while and wants to change direction.

You’ll be fascinated by how psychology underpins everything we do and aids our understanding of behaviour – not just of people, but of animals too.

Please note that the MSc Psychological Science (Conversion) programme is intended for students who have completed a degree in a subject other than Psychology, to undertake an intensive foundational course and achieve a Psychology qualification which is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and entails Graduate Membership of the BPS. It is not an advanced specialism degree in Psychology, but rather covers the core areas of Psychology and associated research skills as required for BPS accreditation.

Career Prospects

Introduction

The degree confers eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society and many graduates will go on to complete training in one of the 7 registered professions of psychology as well as undertaking many other jobs, (management, HR, analysts) where a psychology degree is of benefit.

Queen's postgraduates reap exceptional benefits. Unique initiatives, such as Degree Plus and Researcher Plus bolster our commitment to employability, while innovative leadership and executive programmes alongside sterling integration with business experts helps our students gain key leadership positions both nationally and internationally.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychobiology
  • Developmental
  • Social
  • Individual differences
  • Cognitive psychology
  • Social, Individual Differences, Conceptual & Historical Issues, Perception

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or above in any subject or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University.
  • This is a very popular course and applicants are advised to apply as early as possible, since it may be necessary to implement an application cut-off date.
  • In such circumstances, applications will be considered in date order, with priority given to those submitted earliest and prior to the cut-off date. Please note: a non-refundable deposit (which will be deducted from tuition fees) of £400 is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21400 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

England, Scotland or Wales (GB) £6,900

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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