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Psychology (conversion)

University of Glasgow

30 months
6000 GBP/year
6000 GBP/year
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In the Psychology (conversion) programme of the University of Glasgow you will learn to see the world differently and develop a deeper understanding of the human mind.


Why this programme

  • Regardless of your prior experience with psychology, you will explore this complex yet fascinating subject to develop a broad and critical awareness of psychological theory and practice, as well as practical experience in innovative research methods.
  • The aim of the Psychology (conversion) programme of the University of Glasgow is to help students develop enquiring, problem-oriented minds with sufficient awareness of important research and applications in psychology to enable successful pursuit of careers in psychology and related disciplines.
  • This conversion programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and is designed to provide you with an opportunity to develop intellectual, practical, and professional skills that will be helpful in your future career, whatever that may be.
  • Upon graduating from our programme, you can apply for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the BPS. With a GBC, you can then go on to further study in a specialist area and become a chartered psychologist.

Career prospects

This MSc can function as both a feeder for a PhD, Clinical Psychology Doctorate, or as an industry-focused qualification.

On successful completion of the Masters you will be able to apply for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society. This will allow you to go on to further study in specialised areas of psychology.

Graduates of this programme are well placed for careers in clinical and health psychology, educational psychology and teaching. The skills you gain are also readily transferable to other industries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Individual Differences
  • Human Development
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Research Methods
  • Social Psychology

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 honours degree or equivalent qualification (e.g. GPA 3.0 or above)
  • A copy (or copies) of your official degree certificate(s) (if you have already completed your degree)
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained
  • Official English translations of the certificate(s) and transcript(s)
  • One reference letter on headed paper
  • Evidence of your English language ability (if your first language is not English)
  • A copy of the photo page of your passport (Non-EU students only)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP for the full programme during 30 months.
  • National

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP for the full programme during 30 months.
  • UK / EU / International: £1,667 per 20 credits


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