MSc Psychology (Conversion)

Master the Mind's Complexity

Explore the intricate layers of the human psyche in this 100% online Psychology MSc

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Sep 16, 2024
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24 Months
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Part Time
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Programme Summary

Navigate the fascinating world of human behaviour

Transform minds and embark on a profound journey with UH Online's MSc Psychology (Conversion) programme

This transformative 100% online postgraduate master's course is tailored for non-psychology graduates aspiring to move into the field of psychology with its numerous career applications. Dive into diverse modules, from developmental and cognitive psychology to forensic insights and the biological basis of psychology. Our innovative programme offers an immersive learning environment where you'll master research skills, analyse data, and tackle real-life case studies.

By successfully completing our programme with an average grade of 50% or higher, and achieving a pass grade or higher in the Research Project in Psychology module, you will meet the requirements for Graduate Basis of Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society (GBC). This marks the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist in the UK, granting you eligibility to pursue further specialist training in Clinical Psychology or Clinical Neuropsychology, Counselling, Educational Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Sports and Exercise Psychology, or Occupational Psychology.

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Who is this Online Postgraduate Degree for?

Unlock your path to success

This fully online degree will expand your career options, offering you new possibilities and paths to success.

Excel in Your Current Career

Already a part of a different professional field? Our online MSc equips you with advanced psychological knowledge and expertise, enhancing your influence in your current role. Elevate your understanding of human behaviour, cognitive processes, and research methodologies and contribute a psychological perspective to your existing career.

Change Career Paths

Seeking a transition into the world of psychology? Immerse yourself in a programme that covers a wide spectrum of psychological domains, from developmental and cognitive psychology to clinical and forensic psychology. Reframe your career trajectory and seize opportunities as a counselor, researcher, or psychologist, harnessing your expertise to contribute positively to the well-being of individuals and communities.

Go Your Own Way

Dream of making a distinct impact in the field of psychology? Our MSc programme empowers you to tailor your journey. Develop a deep understanding of psychological theories, ethical considerations, and research methodologies, culminating in your own independent research project. Become a visionary who pioneers innovative approaches to psychological challenges, making a lasting mark on the dynamic landscape of psychological inquiry.

Why choose our online
MSc Psychology (Conversion)?

Advance your career with an internationally recognised degree
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Earn an an online
MSc Psychology (Conversion)
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Enhance your career prospects with a research focused degree
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Study at your own pace, anytime and anywhere from any device, your world is your campus.
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Online Library and Virtual classroom are available 24/7
Taught by expert faculty with industry experience
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Rigorous academic standards and quality control procedures
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Receive the same academic standards and award as the equivalent on-campus course
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Module Pathway

The part-time Online MSc Psychology (Conversion) is 180 Credits and comprises of core modules followed by a final research project.
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Core Modules
Using Data to Assess Resarch Questions (15 Credits)
Methods of Collecting Data in Psychology (15 Credits)
Conceptual and Historical Issues in Psychology (15 Credits)
Social Psychology (15 Credits)
Individual Differences (15 Credits)
The Biological Basis of Psychology (15 Credits)
Clinical and Forensic Psychology (15 Credits)
Developmental and Cognitive Psychology (15 Credits)
Final Research Project
Advanced Psychology Project (60 Credits)
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Entry Requirements

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The entry requirements for the programme are:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline at a level equivalent to a UK second-class Honours degree.
  • For International applicants whose first language is not English, IELTS score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band), or equivalent

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The supporting documents for the programme are:

  • A reference letter from a current or previous manager or HR department or person in a position of authority is required as supporting evidence.
  • Personal identification documents e.g passport or I.D
  • A personal statement (approx. 300-500 words) about why you want to study this programme.
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (POE) where applicable.
  • POE exemption may be offered to students.  Please speak to a Student Success Consultant to discover whether you are eligible for an exemption.

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Delivered by Expert Faculty

Personal and Network development

Inter Disciplinary Module Approach

Industry Informed Content

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