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Psychological Science (conversion) MSc

University of Glasgow

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

This British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited conversion programme is designed to provide you with a broad and critical awareness of psychological theory and practice. We have particular expertise in quantitative research methods, and our course would suit those from a Science background. Students can specialise in Cognitive Neuroscience or Clinical Psychology in their choice of optional courses and dissertation. In addition, graduates from the MSc will gain a range of generic intellectual and practical skills, including initiative, self-reliance, critical ability, data science, collaboration, communicating research and presentation skills, which are easily adaptable to the needs of the labour market. Training in psychological research methods and project work will be included in the programme.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • The MSc Psychological Science (conversion) is accredited by the British Psychological Society.
  • The School of Psychology brings together world-leading expertise in experimental psychology, cognitive science and cognitive and affective neuroscience in order to advance the understanding of human behaviour.
  • The Research Methods course provides a comprehensive training in reproducible data analysis.
  • A wide range of optional courses are available representing the research expertise of our staff.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Graduates from this programme are eligible for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society. This Msc can function as a both a feeder for a PhD and as an industry focused qualification. Graduates have successfully progressed to vocational masters programmes in psychology or used this MSc to further their career in the wider job market.

This MSc will be of particular interest to those who wish to work within a high-quality research environment and/or continue onto PhD research in psychological science.

Application deadline

29 August 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 23,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 118 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    184 89%

    7th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    34th

    21
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    17th

    88

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