This Master's level, modular course builds on the innovative and diverse curriculum offered at undergraduate level. Intended for non Psychology graduates this on-line conversion course will equip the student with the requirements for the Society’s Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) and enable the student to qualify for further professional training in order to then pursue a career in Psychology. The curriculum will be entirely delivered by E-Learning and Virtual Learning Environments including, for example Skype, Adobe Connect and other best practice examples of on-line learning.
This programme is a conversion for graduates of other disciplines considering a career in Psychology The course is delivered by distance learning This course programme is approved and recognised by the British Psychological Society Curriculum is based upon and developed to ensure that the core elements of the BPS requirements for eligibility for GBC membership are met.
Course in depth
The course has been designed to offer a full MSc masters qualification in Psychology and also a Postgraduate Diploma on a full or part time basis.
Students graduating with the MSc (Conversion Award) will have produced a 60 credit Dissertation and will have completed two of the three optional units.
Students graduating with the PgDip(Conversion Award) will have produced a 20 credit Empirical Project and will have completed one of the three optional units.
In accordance with the British Psychological Society's requirements, applicants are required to hold a minimum of a lower second class (2:2) UK honours degree (or international equivalent). Applicants to the MSc route need not have studied any Psychology before. Applicants to the PgDip route must have studied 60 credits of Psychology at Level 4 or above.
Recipient: Manchester Metropolitan University
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