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msc psychology conversion
Home » Courses » Postgraduate Degrees » MSc Psychology » Programme structure

Start Date
Autumn 2018/January 2019
1 Year Full-Time
2 Years Part-Time
Application Deadline
1 September 2018 (Autumn Start)
1 November 2018 (January Start)
Distance Learning

MSc Psychology Conversion: Programme Structure


The programme curriculum is centered on enhancing students’ understanding of key theories and, through academic excellence and a work based approach, the curriculum aims to offer all the fundamental skills and professional development that future professionals in the field may require.

The programme will have a final dissertation which enables you to conduct a piece of supervised research on a topic of your choice.

The module contents are taught by highly experienced academics and constantly reviewed and updated. Speakers and influential professionals from other countries will also be invited to explain in practical details their job, and coach students with a specific interest in that area.

The MSc Psychology Conversion programme includes the following modules:

Compulsory modules Credit points
Conceptual and Historical Foundations of Psychology 15
Personality and Individual Differences 15
Cognitive Psychology 15
Biological Psychology 15
Developmental Psychology 15
Social Psychology 15
Quantitative Research Methods 15
Qualitative Research Methods 15
Dissertation 60


Students take 8 modules in the first two terms and complete an independent research-based piece of work in the last term. Teaching is a through combination of lectures, seminar, and tutorials.