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About

The Psychology (accredited conversion course) programme at the University of Stirling is a conversion course. It’s aimed at students who have a degree in another subject and want to 'convert' to Psychology. The course provides in-depth and accelerated training in the basics of psychology.

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Overview

You’ll learn the key concepts and core knowledge of psychology, including social psychology, cognition, development, individual differences, biological bases of mind and behaviour. You’ll also develop your research skills with our specifically designed modules in research methods.

The Psychology (accredited conversion course) programme at the University of Stirling  includes a one month placement to broaden your practical experience in psychology. You’ll carry out a three-month independent empirical research project under the supervision of a leading academic specialist. After completing the course, you will be able to apply for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society on a graduate basis. This is the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this course are well placed for careers in clinical and health psychology, educational psychology and teaching, and human resources management and personnel.

The skills you gain are also readily transferable to other careers, as you will leave able to analyse complex forms of data and communicate ideas clearly to others, and with a good understanding of human behaviour.

Completion of this course gives Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Accreditation

The programme is accredited by The British Psychological Society.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative Analysis Methods in Psychological Research
  • The Development of the Self in the Social World
  • Cognition and the Human Brain
  • Qualitative Analysis Methods in Psychological Research
  • Psychology (Conversion) Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 27 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a second class honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18645 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18645 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7700 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Stirling

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

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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