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Psychological Sciences (Conversion)

Brunel University London

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
15860 GBP/year
9370 GBP/year
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About

This Psychological Sciences (Conversion) course at Brunel University London has been tailored to provide you with a firm foundation in the core areas of psychology as defined by the British Psychological Society (BPS). These include biological, cognitive, social, developmental, social psychology, individual differences and statistics and research methods.

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Overview

Overview of the Psychological Sciences (Conversion) course at Brunel University London

This conversion course has been tailored to provide you with a firm foundation in core psychology theory, research methods and statistics. Following this, you can pursue areas of particular interest in your dissertation.

The academic experts use a wide variety of teaching methods including lectures, seminars and self-directed learning to provide you with a comprehensive learning experience. You’re fully supported throughout the whole degree process including having a personal tutor and receiving one-to-one specialist academic supervision to complete the empirical research project that will demonstrate your depth of knowledge of a specialist area in psychology.

You’ll qualify for membership of the BPS – a mark of quality and an essential entry qualification for postgraduate professional training in psychology to practise as a health professional.

Careers and your future

Your BPS accredited Psychological Sciences (Conversion) MSc degree is your first step to becoming a chartered psychologist.

In addition to clinical psychology, you’ll gain the skills, knowledge and expertise attractive to employers in a wide variety of sectors such as media, marketing, HR, law enforcement, finance, government, health and education as well as government and non-governmental agencies, and healthcare organisations

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biological Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Research Methods and Academic Skills for the Life Sciences
  • Introduction to Psychological Science
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Individual Differences
  • Social Psychology

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

180 alternative credits

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 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
58 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK first or second class (2:2) Honours degree, or equivalent internationally recognised qualification, in a Natural Science, Social Science, or a non-BPS accredited degree in Psychology.
  • Applicants will be required to show evidence of GCSE grade C (or grade 4) (or equivalent) in Maths. 
  • Applicants with other degrees and subjects, with relevant work experience, will be considered on an individual basis.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15860 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15860 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9370 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9370 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part-time fees per year:

  • UK/EU students: £4,685
  • International students: £7,930 

Funding

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