University of Worcester

University of Worcester


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 normally at 2.2 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 a 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.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,900 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgCert Part-time £ 545 per Credit module (home fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 545 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time £ 545 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Full-time £ 3,200 per Whole course (home fees) 9 months
PgCert Full-time £ 1,600 per Whole course (home fees) 12 weeks

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01905 855111