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  MSc Psychology (Conversion)


University of Liverpool    Department of Psychology

Full time September MSc 1 year full-time
Psychology (31)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the MSc Psychology (Conversion) programme at the University of Liverpool. This campus-based MSc offers a comprehensive understanding of various psychology disciplines, research methods, and practical applications. Accredited by the British Psychological Society, it opens doors to diverse career paths in psychology, from Clinical to Forensic Psychology. Tailored for non-psychology graduates or those with unaccredited psychology degrees, this programme equips you with key concepts, ethical research skills, and effective communication strategies. Structured as a one-year full-time course, the programme comprises six compulsory modules, a dissertation, and optional module choices from the BSc Psychology programme. With a strong emphasis on authentic assessments and practical skills development, you'll benefit from a supportive academic environment and access to top-notch facilities. Entry requirements include a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in a non-psychology subject or an unaccredited psychology degree. Elevate your career prospects and immerse yourself in the dynamic world of psychology with this esteemed programme.

About the course

This challenging, and highly competitive campus-based Psychology (Conversion) MSc will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of biological, developmental, cognitive and social psychology and research methods in psychology.

Psychology is the scientific study of how people behave, feel, think and learn. In keeping with the strong research ethos of the University of Liverpool, the course is research-led and modules have been developed with full support of the prestigious research groups in the Department of Psychology. Also, reflecting the global character of the University, the programme approaches theoretical and applied developments in Psychology from an open-minded perspective that values diversity and cross-culturalism.

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Entry Requirements

To join this programme, you must have a 2:1 honours degree, or above, or equivalent. This degree should be in a subject other than psychology or be a psychology degree that is not accredited by the British Psychological Society.

If you hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, but don’t meet our entry requirements, you could be eligible for a Pre-Master’s course. This is offered on campus at the University of Liverpool International College, in partnership with Kaplan International Pathways.




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