University of Sunderland

University of Sunderland

Psychology

This is a conversion course that is suitable for graduates who have not studied psychology as a 1st degree. Successful completion provides the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership by the British Psychological Society, which is an essential 1st step towards becoming a chartered psychologist. It also supports careers where professional insight in human behaviour are valuable such as social work, public services, advertisement, general management and Human Resources.

Entry requirements

We require applicants to hold at least a 2nd class Honours degree in any subject. This course is designed to be a conversion course for those who do not already hold the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society. The course is therefore not suitable if you have already achieved an Honours degree in psychology.

Course modules

Modules include: Stability and change; human capacities; psychological research; Master's project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods are a combination of exams and coursework including essays, reports and seminar presentations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 300 per Credit (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 300 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 300 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 300 per Credit (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Sir Tom Cowie Campus Sunderland SR6 0DD North East

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