Manchester Metropolitan University

Psychology (Conversion)

This Masters level, modular course builds on the innovative and diverse curriculum offered at undergraduate level. Intended for non-Psychology graduates this online conversion course will equip the student with the requirements for the Society's Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) and enable the student to qualify for further professional training in order to then pursue a career in Psychology. The curriculum will be entirely delivered by E-Learning and Virtual Learning Environments including, for example Skype, Adobe Connect and other best practice examples of online learning.

Entry requirements

MSc: Applicants are required to hold a minimum of a lower second class (2:2) UK honours degree (or international equivalent). Applicants to the PgDip route must have studied 60 credits of Psychology at Level 4 or above. It is important you address and evidence twelve personal qualities. There's further information at http://www2.mmu.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/2017/14621/#entryreq. Overseas applicants will require IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in any category, or an equivalent accepted English qualification. MSc: Applicants are required to hold a minimum of a lower second class (2:2) UK honours degree (or international equivalent). Applicants to the PgDip route must have studied 60 credits of Psychology at Level 4 or above. It is important you address and evidence twelve personal qualities. There's further information at http://www2.mmu.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/2017/14621/#entryreq.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a combination of coursework, essays, research proposals, online student presentations and research projects (Dissertation or Empirical Project).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning (full-time) September 2018 - 12 Months
MSc Distance learning (part-time) September 2018 - 24 Months
MSc Distance learning (full-time) September 2019 - 12 Months
MSc Distance learning (part-time) September 2019 - 24 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning (part-time) September 2018 - 21 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning (part-time) September 2019 - 21 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site M15 6BH North West

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