The MSc Psychology Conversion offers a fast route for graduates wishing to gain eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS), which is the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist.
As a course accredited by the BPS, the MSc Psychology Conversion delivers all of the core content required to allow successful graduates to apply for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC). This is the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist.
The Masters level course has a strong focus on developing and enhancing your critical thinking and providing all the skills and knowledge required to plan, implement and report psychological research.
You will be taught by active research staff within the School of Human and Social Sciences, providing opportunities for you to complete your dissertation projects on a number of topics and through a range of methodologies, allowing you to specialise in your chosen area of interest.
The teaching staff will offer small group tutorials providing instruction and support for a range of academic skills (such as the specific referencing and writing style required) as well as in personal development in time management and project planning.
This course provides all the skills and knowledge required for successful graduates to gain Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society.
Graduates typically progress to specialist training, or to complete their PhDs in their chosen field.
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The MSc Psychology of Economic Life teaches you to analyse economic phenomena with a social psychological lens, beyond homo economicus.
It provides skills for change management and improving socio-economic systems and business models towards more sustainability, by leveraging social values and technologies with a realistic psychology. We are interested in making the world a better place. In that perspective, you will learn how to think outside of the box and apply new approaches to behavioural design. Assessment is part of the learning process and makes use of case studies. These are examples of student essays from the compulsory course, Psychology of Economic Life.
You will take compulsory courses in the Psychology of Economic Life and Methods for Social Psychological Research. You will then choose from a range of optional courses within the Department (eg, consumer psychology, decision-making, corporate communication, creativity and innovation, advanced theories for economic life) and the School so that you can deepen or widen your expertise, and take up the advanced study of particular aspects of economic life. Over the summer period, you will complete a dissertation based on empirical research.
Graduates of our Department enjoy employment opportunities worldwide in consultancy, government, international organisations, corporations and companies, but also non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and charities. This programme provides skills to the fast-growing demand for innovative and more sustainable ways of doing business. You may choose to continue to obtain a PhD and pursue an academic career.
Our MSc Psychology and Education (Conversion) is a unique, intensive, one-year full-time course. It is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).
This course is designed for students who don't have a formal psychology qualification.
All aspects of the Psychology BPS curriculum are covered, including biological, cognitive, developmental and social psychology, individual differences, theory and history of psychology and research methods.
Once you've completed the course you can apply for the Graduate Basis for Chartered membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and be awarded the title C. Psychol.
This course will prepare you for a career as an educational and child psychologist. Upon successful completion of the course, you'll fulfil the academic entry requirements of BPS professional training programmes in educational and child psychology.
This is a conversion course for students with a first degree in another subject area. It means you could go on and train to be a professional psychologist – for example, by studying for a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.
You may, however, simply want to study this course because you are interested in the subject, in which case you will return to your career enriched with knowledge of human behavior.
A concentrated lecture schedule – Wednesday afternoon and evening for those studying full-time, and if you study part-time you have the option of either Wednesday afternoons or evenings, which means you can combine the study with your current commitments.
Some of our students have obtained a psychology degree overseas but have now moved to the UK and need to add the Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) qualification to further their careers. This course ticks that box.
You will benefit from excellent and highly experienced teaching in an internationally recognised school close to the London 2012 Olympic Park in Stratford, in a vibrant area with shopping centres and transport hubs.