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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.

Visit the official programme website for more information

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.

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:

  • Core Psychology 
  • Analysis Methods in Psychological Research
  • Research Placement
  • Core Psychology 
  • Psychology (Conversion) Dissertation

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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.
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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).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

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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