Psychology (Conversion)

BPP University

12 months
8000 GBP/year
8000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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A MSc Psychology (Conversion) at the BPP University is for graduates looking for a career in psychology who did not study it as an undergraduate degree. 


The MSc Psychology (Conversion) at the BPP University is taught by research-active staff through a mix of tutor-led presentations, student-led sessions and discussions, work in small groups, student presentations, independent learning and project work.

Why choose the MSc Psychology [Conversion]? 

  • Provides weekly pre-recorded lectures for all modules that can be downloaded, played and stored, allowing you greater flexibility in learning
  • Approximately 70% of course delivery is made up of classroom-based interactive workshops that consolidate knowledge gained from the lectures
  • Taught by research-active academics in psychology, covering a broad spectrum of research areas
  • Provides you a mixture of theoretical and practical knowledge necessary if you wish to become a chartered psychologist
  • Provides you with a critical understanding of the theories, research evidence and research methodologies relevant to all core fields of psychology
  • Prepares you for a wide range of career opportunities through the development of a range of professional, practical, and academic skills
  • Personal tutoring scheme ensures you have your own dedicated tutor for pastoral and academic support
  • Accredited by the British Psychological Society

BPP University Psychology research

The Psychology Department at BPP University conducts research under three main themes. These are:

  • Psychology of Health and Illness
  • Social, Political and Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology


  • Research Opportunities 
  • Careers Service

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Conceptual and Historical Issues in Psychology  
  •  Cognitive Psychology 
  •  Developmental Psychology 
  •  Statistics and Quantitative Data Analysis in Psychology  
  •  Research Methods and Qualitative Data Analysis in Psychology  
  •  Social Psychology 
  •  Biological Psychology 
  •  Personality and Individual Differences

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines




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.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

You should hold a minimum:

  • Lower second class honours degree (or international equivalent) in any discipline
  • GSCE Maths at grade C or above

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.


Postgraduate Loans are available for eligible Master's courses, allowing you to apply for a loan towards your course and living costs. 

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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Psychology (Conversion)
BPP University