12 months
12950 GBP/year
7020 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The MSc in Psychology (Conversion) offered by the University of Bolton is a great way to develop and enhance your critical understanding of psychological theories, methods and debates. What’s more, you can achieve eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS).


The MSc in Psychology (Conversion) offered by the University of Bolton is ideaIf you’re looking to pursue a psychology-related career or further professional training in Psychology. 

The programme modules cover specific areas of psychology equivalent to those in the British Psychological Society‘s qualification exam and will give you an opportunity to achieve a firm grounding in psychological theories, approaches and research methods.

While most of your modules will be at Master’s level, you can expect to study in classes alongside our undergraduate students. Learning alongside our undergraduates offers you the opportunity to share a wider variety of opinions and experiences, helping to broaden your view of psychology. Separate Master’s-level tutorials are also offered to support your achievement of postgraduate academic and critique skills.

Psychology courses at Bolton benefit from excellent facilities and committed, enthusiastic staff – many of whom are involved in leading research that will support your studies.

Students at Psychology (Conversion) from the University of Bolton will:

  • enjoy support from approachable staff with a diverse range of research interests.
  • benefit from innovative methods of teaching and assessment.
  • learn how to apply advanced critical analysis and evidence-based reasoning to current research and methodology.
  • develop transferable skills as they prepare for postgraduate employment or training.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Social and Critical Psychology
  • Advanced Biopsychology
  • Advanced Cognitive Psychology
  • Advanced Personality and Developmental Psychology
  • Psychological and Social Research: Review, Evaluation and Design
  • MSc Conversion Research Methods
  • MSc Psychology (Conversion) Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally, you should have at least an Upper Second Class Honours degree (2.1) in a relevant subject; for instance, social science or science.
  • If you don’t meet the entry requirements listed above, but you can offer alternative evidence of your capacity to succeed on this course, your application will still be considered.
  • You’ll be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12950 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7020 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7020 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bolton

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.


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.

Our partners

Psychology (Conversion)
University of Bolton


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!