24 months
7500 GBP/year
7500 GBP/year
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Completion of this Psychology (Conversion) course from The University of Exeter enables you to gain Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the BPS, allowing you to work as a psychologist in a variety of different fields, including education, clinical, forensic and organisational.

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  • Intended for graduates who have not previously taken a psychology degree to obtain a British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited degree
  • Gain an understanding of the core areas of psychology as required by the BPS
  • Provides the training to enable you to work as a psychologist in a variety of fields
  • Opportunities to specialise in clinical or educational psychology


Employer-valued skills this Psychology (Conversion) course develops

This programme from The University of Exeter  is specifically designed to enable students with a non-psychology background to pursue a career in psychology, many of which require a BPS-accredited degree for further training. This degree will help prepare graduates for a subsequent career in, for example, clinical psychology, educational psychology, organisational and occupational psychology, and forensic psychology.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Statistics
  • Research Methods and Conceptual Issues in Psychology
  • Research Project
  • Social Psychology
  • Cognition and Developmental Psychology
  • Biological Psychology

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. We close to applications wishing to join us for study in 2022/2023 on Friday 16 September. We advise international applicants to submit a complete application by mid-July.


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • We usually require a minimum 2:1 Honours degree. No specific subjects are required.
  • Please note, that for the optional module Special Educational Needs: Teaching and Learning and, in some circumstances, research projects as part of a dissertation, students will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.


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