12 months
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15000 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

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

Accreditation

Accredited by British Psychological Society (BPS).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Developmental Psychology
  • Research Methods & Analysis A
  • Neurosciences of Behaviour
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Applying Psychology 
  • Research Methods & Analysis B
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Most courses don't have fixed application deadlines. But, our courses are popular - they can fill up quickly. It's best to apply as early as possible.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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

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  • International

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

    8000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • PT UK: £888 for each 20 credit point module
  • Part-time rates for international students are not automatically displayed as there are specific visa requirements which generally limit students to study in the UK on a full-time basis.  

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 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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