Psychology (Conversion)

Dublin City University

12 months
15300 EUR/year
7650 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc in Psychology (Conversion) from Dublin City University offers a conversion route into psychology for graduates who hold an honours degree in a psychology-related discipline (Human Sciences, Sports Sciences, Education etc). 

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This one-year MSc in Psychology (Conversion) from Dublin City University exposes students to cutting-edge innovations in psychology and provides the opportunity to develop practice-based skills such as counselling.

The programme has been formally accredited by the Psychological Society of Ireland.


The programme has been designed to enable graduates to seek membership of the Psychological Society of Ireland upon completion. Such membership is a prerequisite for further study in psychology, including clinical and applied areas. Graduates from this programme who wish to pursue further study in psychology as a discipline can go on to specialise with either masters and doctorate qualifications in counselling, clinical psychology, forensic psychology, educational psychology and a range of other specialist areas in psychology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological Bases of behaviour
  • Developmental and Lifespan Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Personality and Individual Difference
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Research Design and Methods
  • Individual Differences
  • Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
  • Social Cognitive Psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed




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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Academic Transcripts for each and every year of study with English translation if applicable.
  • Personal statement addressing why you wish to do this particular programme indicating clearly your experience in Psychology and Research Methods to date (academic, experiential and professional).
  • Please include your CV and details of relevant experience.
  • Where relevant, evidence of competence in the English language as per DCU entry requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15300 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7650 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7650 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.


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Psychology (Conversion)
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