Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University


The course is designed for those wanting to pursue a career in psychology but who hold an undergraduate degree in a subject other than psychology or a non-accredited psychology degree (either combined or single Honours). This conversion course will give you a good grounding in the core areas of psychology and confer eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS), which is a requirement for postgraduate training in psychology. This conversion course can also be used as a stepping stone to postgraduate research in psychology.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold good Honours degree in a subject other than psychology, or a non-accredited degree that includes psychology. Applicants whose native language is not English must satisfy the University's requirements for English language proficiency (IELTS 6.5, or higher, or TOEFL 570/230, or higher).

Course modules

Modules include: Cognitive and biological psychology; developmental psychology; social psychology; personality and individual differences; research methods in psychology; cognition and creativity; learning and development; society and environment; health and wellbeing; research methods in psychology; dissertation; project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is on an on-going basis, using a number of format designed to tap into the different skills you are expected to develop during your time with us, including objective assessments, portfolios, practical reports and presentations and a final project and dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,605 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 10,825 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT1 1QU South East

Key information

Admissions Department (Postgraduate Admissions)
Telephone number: 
01227 782900