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About

This BPS-accredited conversion Psychology degree offered at the University of Westminster is a conversion course accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), designed for graduates who wish to pursue a career in psychology but who need to acquire the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the BPS.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

You don't need to have studied psychology to be eligible for this course, however, you should note that it's an intensive course and requires hard work and independent full-time study outside of the contact hours.

We welcome applications from graduates with upper second class degrees who've either completed a degree in another subject or who have insufficient psychology in their degree to be eligible for GBC.

Career Path 

This Psychology degree offered at the University of Westminster   will prepare you for a variety of roles, including:

  • Assistant psychologist
  • Children’s wellbeing practitioner
  • Lecturer
  • Psychological wellbeing practitioner
  • Research assistant

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Developmental and Differential Psychology
  • Fundamentals of Psychology
  • Project for Psychology MSc
  • Psychobiology and Cognitive Psychology
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Quantitative Research Methods 
  • Social Psychology and Conceptual Issues in Psychology

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
59
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class
Lower Second Class (recommended)

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
59
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1). In exceptional circumstances, applicants with a lower second class honours degree (2:2) will be considered if the first degree is more than 10 years old, and there is a strong professional experience subsequently; OR with a postgraduate certificate (eg PGCE).
  • As statistical procedures are a key element of Psychology, we require applicants to demonstrate competence in mathematics, for example through having obtained GSCE mathematics (or equivalent). We also encourage applicants to provide evidence of interest in the discipline of psychology and reflection on the ways that their experience to date would enable them to succeed at Masters level.
  • Two references required from all candidates. If the most recent degree is less than 5 years ago a minimum of one academic reference is required. If the most recent degree is more than 10 years ago, no academic references are required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK PT tuition fee: £1,100 (Price per 20-credit module)
  • International PT tuition fee: £1,700 (Price per 20-credit module)

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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