The course has been designed with students at the heart of it. We understand that students wanting to pursue careers in chartered areas of psychology need to gain experience and therefore the online or majority online options we offer allow you to work around your own commitments.
We value ourselves as an inclusive university and believe that the online nature of the course allows our students to build their study time around external commitments.
Why Choose Us?
-Staff contacts and online delivery provide ample opportunity for you to pursue related interests outside the programme in the areas of clinical, educational and forensic psychology etc. You are encouraged to bring these experience to the forefront of your learning experience ensuring you are developing into a well-rounded, lifelong learner. -Our staff are research active and bring this to the forefront of their teaching and activities. You will be given the opportunity to learn and participant in a number of research projects throughout the year. -A number of our recent conversion course students have been successful in gaining further training and employment in highly competitive areas of psychology including Clinical Doctorate programmes and research posts with national charitable organisations. -The course will allow you to be mentored by chartered professional in your area(s) of choice. -The Division of Psychology also offers MSc Forensic Psychology and MSc Health psychology, providing you with many networking opportunities.
We focus on ensuring the core elements of psychology are taught in an applied, real-world context. We expect you to be active in the online learning community bringing your experiences, ideas and questions to the forefront of the learning journey.
The coursework is designed in such a way that you can tailor it to your interests, whilst developing your softer, employability skills as well.
The course will allow you to interact and learn alongside students from all over the country and the world, expanding your networks and perceptions of psychology.
To pursue a career as a professional psychologist further training at MSc and or doctorate level is required. This can lead to employment in the areas of: -Clinical neuropsychology -Educational psychology -Forensic psychology -Health psychology -Occupational psychology -Counselling psychology -Teaching and research -Sports and exercise science
GBC graduates who do not wish to pursue a career in Professional Psychology also enter into employment areas such as, recruitment consultancy, human resources, civil service, researcher and data analyst, Improving Access.
Psychology - MSc
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