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Psychology

Staffordshire University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
14500 GBP/year
7850 GBP/year
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About

The M.S. in Psychology at Staffordshire University is for students who wish to pursue a career in psychology but who have an undergraduate degree in another subject, or have a Psychology degree that isn’t accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Overview

The Psychology course from Staffordshire University conversion course covers all core areas of psychology as defined by the BPS, and successful completion of the course will make you eligible to apply for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) from the BPS. You’ll also be able to choose a specialist option module.

You can complete the course in one academic year, between September and July, enabling you to apply for work or further study in the September following enrolment.

You’ll receive high levels of support from our staff, including our award-winning technicians, and will benefit from the lab facilities at our multi-million pound Science Centre, including:

  • The Psychological Human Sciences Suite (including EEG, galvanic skin response, hormone assessment and pain stimulation)
  • Cognitive Laboratories and Observation Suites (with eye-tracking and specialist software, video and audio recording facilities)

Careers

After completing this course you’ll be eligible for postgraduate and/or training to become a qualified psychologist.

Psychologists can be employed to serve educational establishments at all levels, from primary school to university; or within the NHS, including Primary Care Trusts. Some psychologists work in prisons and some in clinical settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cognitive & Biological Determinants of Behaviour 
  • Further Research Methods in Psychology
  • Psychology Dissertation
  • Research Methods in Psychology 
  • Typical & Atypical Development 
  • Understanding the Social World
  • Children And Pictures
  • Health Psychology
  • Psychological Interventions

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The earlier you apply, the better.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

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.
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).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

A minimum 2:2 Honours degree in Psychology not accredited by the BPS or a minimum 2:2 Honours degree in a discipline other than Psychology.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7850 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Part time: UK/EU: £3,915 per year 

Funding

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