Unique modules such as Professional Development and Applications of Professional Psychology enhance your future career prospects.
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Thinking of a career in psychology? Or just want to expand your knowledge in the field? Our MSc Psychology (Conversion) is a great place to start. Specifically designed for non-psychology graduates, this course is a great introduction to critical psychological skills, knowledge and values applied to real world contexts.
Successful completion of this course will allow you to pursue further education in the field of psychology (like a PhD), or enhance your employability in areas such as health, education, management or policing, and beyond. And we’re currently in the process of applying for accreditation from the British Psychological Society (BPS), allowing you to progress to become a Chartered Psychologist after graduation.
*Subject to academic approval.
An undergraduate degree at 2:2 or above in any discipline (or equivalent).
12 months (full-time)
24 months (part-time, 2 days per week as a guide)
October 2022See all Start Dates
You can apply directly with The University of Law to study one of our online courses.
If you’re looking to make the change to psychological study and already have an undergraduate degree in another discipline, then our Master’s in Psychology Conversion course is your place to start.
On completion, you’ll be equipped with core knowledge and understanding of key psychological theories, principles and concepts, that can be applied to everyday life as well as a professional setting. You’ll have also built skills in scientific reasoning, be able to understand the role of evidence and make critical judgements in psychological arguments.
Employability is embedded into this course from the beginning. Our unique Professional Development and Applications of Professional Psychology modules will allow you to explore and prepare for your career while you study.
You’ll graduate with skills such as problem solving, research, communication and self-evaluation – competencies that can be applied to future studies, as well as enhancing your professional skills.
Why study the MSc Psychology (Conversion) with us?
A distinctive element of the course is our in-built Employability module, designed with our conversion students in mind. On this module you’ll be guided through identifying industry relevant experiences, building up a professional network, recognising and articulating your strengths and presenting these via your CV, professional applications, interviews and more. By the end of the module candidates will feel confident to approach graduate level employers and further education opportunities.
You can also study this course at our Leeds campus from October 2023. If you’re looking for a more traditional university experience, why not consider studying on campus?
To get a full picture of how you can fit the online courses around your existing commitments, we'll shortly share our course dates.
On this course, you’ll sit no exams. Instead, we use a variety of formative and summative assessments designed to meet the overall course and individual module learning outcomes, as well as allow you to demonstrate your knowledge in a variety of innovative formats. Assessment methods will include:
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Applications for October 2022 are now open.
You can apply for the MSc Psychology (Conversion) Online directly with the University.
By studying for Master's degree you could be eligible for a Student Loans Company Postgraduate Loan of up to £11,570.
See full details of course fees and payment structures on the fees and funding page.
We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.