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Psychology

University of Huddersfield

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
15500 GBP/year
7500 GBP/year
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About

The M.S. in Psychology at University of Huddersfield provides a high quality, broad based education in psychology. It is a conversion course designed for graduates whose undergraduate degree was not accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Overview

The Psychology program offered by University of Huddersfield has been specifically designed for graduates of any discipline and those who have previously studied some psychology in their undergraduate degree, which was not a course accredited by the BPS. Successful completion of the course currently leads to a qualification that confers eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartered membership (GBC) with the BPS. For those who wish to undertake professional training in psychology, the GBC allows application for entry on to all accredited postgraduate courses with the BPS.

The course critically assesses the contribution of psychology to contemporary society. You will be taught by a team with research interests in applied psychology across six major content areas; Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology, Psychobiology, Individual Differences and Conceptual and Historical Issues.

You will also have the opportunity to undertake training in research methods and data analysis, plus the chance to carry out your own research project, supported by a subject matter expert.

Career support 

Upon successful completion this course currently provides you with the opportunity to gain eligibility to apply for GBC, enabling you to apply for professional training in psychology. This also provides the opportunity for you to undertake modules through which you can gain an insight into various professional routes in psychology. These include health psychology, educational psychology and forensic psychology.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Brain-Behaviour and Cognition
  • Developmental and Social Psychology
  • Individual Differences
  • Research and Analysis Skills in Psychology
  • Research Proposal in Psychology
  • Research Project in Psychology
  • Advanced Quantitative Methods in Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology 
  • Health Psychology 
  • The Psychology of Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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

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
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Honours degree in Psychology (or a similar subject) that has not been accredited by the BPS as leading to the GBC.
  • Or an Honours degree (2:2 minimum) in a subject other than Psychology and GCSE Maths (or the equivalent at grade C or above.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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