M.Sc. On Campus

Psychology (Conversion)

University of Dundee

12 months
19900 GBP/year
8350 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Psychology (Conversion) programme from University of Dundee provides a solid practical and theoretical background and an accredited degree for graduates who have not studied Psychology or those who have an unaccredited Psychology degree.


If you do not have a scientific background, we will support you with pre-sessional materials.

You will graduate with the fundamental knowledge and skills needed in a variety of psychology professions. Topics covered include psychological research methods, biological, cognitive, developmental and social psychology, individual differences, and conceptual and historical issues in psychology.

You will learn about the full breadth of psychological research techniques, including experiments, surveys, and observation. As part of your practical project, you will work closely with a member of academic staff to complete a research dissertation in a selected area. You will have access to research equipment and facilities that including tools to measure brain activity or track eye movements.

The Psychology (Conversion) programme from University of Dundee will include opportunities to attend presentations by researchers and professionals from various psychology careers (industrial, forensic, occupational, clinical, health, or educational psychologists). This will give you an insight into the practical aspects of professional psychology occupations and develop an understanding of the many ways in which a psychology degree can lead to a professional career.


A degree in psychology will provide you with skills and knowledge that can be used in many different types of professional careers.

These may include:

  • supporting children and young people in educational settings (educational psychologist)
  • assessing and treating criminal behaviour in prisons and judicial systems (forensic psychologist)
  • helping patients of all ages manage the psychological aspects of their illness (health psychologist)
  • dealing with career development in organisations (occupational psychologist)
  • helping athletes and sport teams to deal psychologically with demand and to improve performance (sport and exercise psychologist)

A degree in psychology is also essential if you decide to undertake further training to become a clinical psychologist, a counsellor, or a researcher.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological Psychology
  • Cognition 
  • Psychology of Language
  • Developmental Psychology 
  • Individual Differences and Abnormal Psychology 
  • Social Psychology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

An honours degree in any discipline at lower second class or above. This course is not for graduates who already have a BPS accredited degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19900 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    8350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8350 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Ukraine, Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland - £ 8,350

Living costs for Dundee

787 - 1494 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.

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