This British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited conversion programme is designed to provide you with a broad and critical awareness of psychological theory and practice. You will be provided with opportunities which allow you to focus on aspects of psychology with particular relevance to your own experience and interests.
Why this programme
◾You will study the fundamental and specialised theories, principles and concepts, which are informed by developments at the forefront of research in psychology. ◾You will utilise a significant range of skills, techniques, practices and materials, which are associated with psychology. ◾This is a conversion degree for students who have no previous studies in the area of psychology. You will have the opportunity of a change in direction, to pursue a career, either academic or professional, in psychology. ◾Successful completion of this programme makes you eligible for BPS Graduate Basis for Chartered membership (GBC).
You will take eight core and two optional courses, followed by a research project/dissertation. You will also be allocated an academic supervisor to advise you on your individual research project.
Optional courses ◾Applied qualitative methods ◾Atypical development ◾Clinical health psychology ◾Current issues in psychology ◾Educational psychology ◾Perception and visual cognition ◾Professional skills.
As this programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society, you are eligible for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the Society (GBC). Our graduates have successfully progressed to further academic study and professional training in the field of psychology. Graduate final destinations after completing further mandatory study include clinical, educational and counselling psychologists, and research associate.
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