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Psychology, M.Sc.

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The MSc in The MSc in Psychology is a conversion programme and as such provides graduates in disciplines other than psychology with the opportunity to obtain the Graduate Basis for Chartered membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS).is offered by Edge Hill University.

About

GBC allows you to pursue postgraduate training in applied areas of psychology associated with the Societies’ Divisions (e.g. Educational, Clinical Psychology etc). GBC is the first step toward gaining status as a Chartered Psychologist.

Career Prospects

There are two clearly identifiable career routes. Firstly, successful completion of this programme will open up a number of further postgraduate training and career opportunities, notably educational psychology, clinical psychology, work psychology, health psychology and teaching and research in further and higher education.

Secondly, you will be well qualified to enter a wide range of professions from advertising and the caring professions, through to personnel or teaching (further training required). The Psychology team at Edge Hill University has a strong record of research and encourages new graduates to register for higher degrees such as MPhil and PhD.

Accreditation

The programme is accredited with the British Psychological Society to provide eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC).

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Psychology Masters (Conversion) Dissertation
  • Social Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology 
  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • Biological Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology 
  • Research Methods and Data Analysis

            Detailed Programme Facts

            • Programme intensity

              You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

              Full-time
              • Full-time duration 12 months
              Part-time
              • Average part-time duration 24 months
              • Duration description
                2-3 Years Part-Time
            • Credits
              180 alternative credits
            • Languages
              • English
            • Delivery mode
              On Campus

            English Language Requirements

            You only need to take one of these language tests:

            • Minimum required score:

              90

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              6.5

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              65

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            Academic Requirements

            You need the following GPA score:

            Required score: Lower Second Class

            Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

            Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

            General Requirements

            To join this MSc you should have a degree equivalent to UK second class honours (2:2 or above) either be in a subject other than psychology or in psychology which does not confer eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Registration of the British Psychological Society.

            Tuition Fee

            • International

              13000 GBP/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
            • EU/EEA

              5220 GBP/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 5220 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
            We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
            • Tuition fees for part-time study on this MSc are £29 per credit for UK and EU students, i.e. £580 per 20 credit module.

            Living costs for Cambridge

            • 846 - 1470 GBP/month
              Living Costs

            The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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