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.
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).
The programme is accredited by The British Psychological Society.
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- 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
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- 12 months
- 27 months
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DisciplinesPsychology Cognitive Sciences Educational Psychology View 153 other Masters in Cognitive Sciences in United Kingdom
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- A minimum of a second class honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent.
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International18645 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18645 GBP per year during 12 months.
National7700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7700 GBP per year during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.