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Psychology (Part-Time)

Birkbeck, University of London

24 months
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8550 GBP/year
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This Master's degree in Psychology (Part-Time) at Birkbeck, University of London provides comprehensive coverage of contemporary psychological theory and research, designed to provide the Graduate Basis for Registration to the British Psychological Society (conversion course).

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Overview

The Psychology (Part-Time) programme at Birkbeck, University of London provides opportunities for you to develop knowledge and understanding of:

  • key principles of psychological theory, including perception, attention and performance, developmental psychology, memory and cognition, social psychology, psychobiology and individual differences
  • practical skills in research methodology, including the formulation of hypotheses, designing and reporting experiments using a range of research methodologies, and subject-specific IT skills
  • transferable skills in critical thinking, learning how to evaluate hypotheses, presentation writing and delivery, and report and essay writing.

Highlights

  • Psychological Sciences at Birkbeck were rated fifth in the UK in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) and we achieved 100% for a research environment conducive to research of world-leading quality.
  • Psychology at Birkbeck is ranked third best in London, ninth in the UK and 85th globally in the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject.
  • Designed for students with an undergraduate degree in another subject who want to gain a Master's in psychology.
  • Provides Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (awardable at Year 2).

Careers and Employability

Graduates can pursue careers in psychology, education, human resources and management. Possible professions include clinical psychologist, further education lecturer, or human resources officer. This degree may also be useful in becoming a counsellor, careers adviser, or educational psychologist.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Developmental Psychology
  • Individual Differences
  • Learning and Memory
  • Neuroscience
  • Perception, Attention and Performance
  • Research Methods
  • Social Psychology

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second-class honours degree (2:2) or above from a UK university, or overseas equivalent. Mathematics at GCSE grade C or new grade 4 or equivalent qualification.

  • Please ensure your application is complete with a transcript of your previous degree, especially when statistics or research methods were part of this. 

Tuition Fee

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    8550 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8550 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5250 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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