12 months
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13000 GBP/year
5950 GBP/year
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About

If you have little or no experience of psychology, this Psychology (Conversion Award) from Leeds Beckett University will give you the essential knowledge, skills and experience needed for a first step towards a career in this exciting field.

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Overview

The course has been accredited by British Psychological Society (BPS) and if you graduate with an average mark of 50 per cent or more you will be able to apply for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the BPS.

You will gain a comprehensive and critical understanding of cognitive, social, developmental and biological psychology, individual differences and conceptual and historical issues in psychology. In preparation for completing your dissertation, you will also develop the research skills necessary for designing and conducting quality research beyond that expected of graduates.

This course is relevant to graduates who have not studied psychology before, who have completed an undergraduate degree with a psychology component or who have undertaken an undergraduate psychology course not accredited by the BPS.

Career

Successful completion of this Psychology (Conversion Award) from Leeds Beckett University is the first step to a career in one of the chartered areas of psychology, such as health, clinical, counselling, educational, forensic, occupational, or sport and exercise psychology. Employability and career planning is emphasised and supported throughout your course and the research skills you’ll develop also provide an ideal preparation for studying a PhD.

  • Psychologist
  • Counsellor
  • Social/ Market Researcher

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Growing & Developing in the Social World
  • Psychological Research & Statistics
  • Neurosciences of Behaviour DL
  • Cognitive Psychology DL
  • Working & Living in a Social World
  • Applying Psychology
  • Psychological Research & Analysis
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have at least a second class honours degree and Maths, English Language & Science GCSE grade C or an equivalent award. 
  • All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

 

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