University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Psychology (Conversion)

This course provides Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society, which is the first necessary step towards becoming a professional psychologist. Having obtained GBC, students can then pursue a career in specialist area such as Clinical, Forensic, Health, Occupational, Counselling, Sport and Exercise, or Educational and Child Psychology with a view to becoming a Chartered Clinical, Forensic, Health, Occupational, or Counselling Psychologist.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent experience; applicants must demonstrate that they have the equivalent of 1/2 an academic year of psychology (60 credits or equivalent) or have successfully completed the bridging programme; if English is not the first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent is required.

Course modules

Modules include: Developmental, social and cognitive psychology; the biological basis of psychology; individual differences and conceptual/historical issues in psychology; using data to address research; methods of collecting data in psychology; psychology project; additionally a range of optional modules is available each year.

Sponsorship information

A small number of scholarships are available for international students.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Credit (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Credit (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
De Havilland Campus Hatfield AL10 9EU South East

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