University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Psychology (Conversion)

**Why choose this course** The science of behaviour and mind, feeling and thought - psychology is a fast-moving and engaging subject. Our intensive and competitive MSc in Psychology (Conversion) sets you on the path for an exciting career change as you immerse yourself into the fascinating world of psychology. We also welcome applications if you already have a degree in psychology and need another degree to gain the graduate basis for chartered membership with the British Psychological Society. This course is accredited by the British Psychology Society, and meets the Society's high standards. **What you will study** Our MSc in Psychology (Conversion) will develop your knowledge of the theories and practical applications of contemporary psychology. We place particular emphasis on how Psychology is applied to real-world problems. You'll learn about the core areas of psychology, such as social, developmental and cognitive psychology, the biological bases of psychology, and individual differences. You'll also develop the research and statistical skills you need to conduct independent research projects under our expert supervision.

Entry requirements

MSc: A minimum of a 2:1 UK honours degree, or a recognised international equivalent. A degree in human or natural sciences, human resources, medicine, social sciences, and social work is preferred. GCSE Maths and English (Language/Literature) C are also required. English language requirements IELTS Academic: 7.0 with 6.5 in each component.

Course modules

Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability, student demand and/or class size caps. FULL-TIME Year 1 (full-time) ACADEMIC RESEARCH TRAINING - Core BRAIN AND BEHAVIOUR WITH RESEARCH METHODS - Core FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS IN SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY WITH RESEARCH METHODS - Core STATISTICS AND DATA ANALYSIS FOR THE MSC IN PSYCHOLOGY (CONVERSION) - Core COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY WITH RESEARCH METHODS - Core CONCEPTUAL AND HISTORICAL ISSUES IN PSYCHOLOGY (MSC LEVEL) - Core PERSONALITY, INTELLIGENCE & PSYCHOPATHOLOGY - Core SOCIAL AND COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT WITH RESEARCH METHODS - Core DISSERTATION 8000-10000 WORDS - Core

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site GU2 7XH South East

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