12 months
16000 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


This conversion Psychology course from Bournemouth University will cover all areas of psychology to provide you with the knowledge and understanding to start a career in this field.

Visit the official programme website for more information


​Why study MSc Psychology at BU?

  • New psychology conversion course, currently undergoing the accreditation process to achieve the Graduate Basis of Chartership (GBC) from the British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • During this course you will develop a high level of understanding and insight into empirical and theoretical psychology issues
  • Develop a well-founded knowledge and critical understanding of the mind and behaviour through learning about all areas of psychology
  • Acquire a range of sought-after research skills and methods to investigate behaviour
  • Learn to conduct research independently and apply your knowledge in a variety of contexts.


After completing this Psychology course from Bournemouth University , you will possess an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of psychology which will open up a employment opportunities within this and related fields.

Programme Structure

Course content: 

  • Statistics & Research Methods
  • Personality, Intelligence & Social Psychology
  • Biological Psychology
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Cognition & Language
  • Developmental & Applied Psychology 
  • Masters Research Project

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no application deadline for this course. However, if you will need a visa, bear processing times in mind.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 or equivalent in any subject. 

Please see below some examples of the qualifications for entry:

  • India: Bachelor’s degree (4 years) from a recognised HE institution with a minimum overall result of 50% or second division
  • Nigeria:  Bachelor's degree from a recognised institution with a minimum classification of 2:2
  • Thailand:  Thai Bachelor's (Honours) degree from a recognised higher education institution with a minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0
  • Turkey: Bachelor’s degree (Lisans Diplomasi - four years) with a minimum overall GPA of 2.3/4.0
  • Vietnam:  Bachelor's degree/Bang tot nghiep dai hoc with an average score of 6.5/10, or a Master’s degree/Thac si.

All applications will be subject to a minimum grade and your degree may need to be in a relevant subject area.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Fees shown are for 2023/24 entry. For fees and funding information please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding. 

Living costs for Bournemouth

700 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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