University of Worcester

University of Worcester

Psychology

This course is for university graduates who wish to pursue a professional career or postgraduate study in psychology but who do not hold an Honours degree in psychology; it is a conversion programme that enables students to achieve Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS); students on the course examine all the core areas in psychology as required by the British Psychological Society, and develop Master's level skills and knowledge in psychology.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree, 2.1 or above, which has not been accredited by the British Psychological Society and the equivalent of at least 60 credits of psychology at level 4 or above; or, where students do not have prior psychology experience but have at least a 2.1 1st degree with Honours in another subject, they must complete the Foundation course (60 credits, with 30 being at Level 4 and 30 at Level 5) to ensure they meet the above requirements prior to entry to the conversion programme.

Course modules

Modules: cognitive psychology; biopsychology; social psychology; developmental psychology; individual differences; advanced research methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Several modules offer different kinds of assessment, including research analyses, portfolios of documents, research reports, data analyses, seminar papers and presentations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (EU) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Whole course (EU) 5 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Whole course (England) 5 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 5 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Whole course (Scotland) 5 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Whole course (Wales) 5 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (EU) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Whole course (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Whole course (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Whole course (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Whole course (Wales) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
St John's Campus Worcester WR2 6AJ West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01905 855111