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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Francis Close Hall Campus (Cheltenham)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21, 23-SEP-22

  • Duration

    16 months

Course summary

What is Psychology MSc?

This conversion programme is designed for graduates in any area who’d like to pursue a career in professional psychology. After completing this programme you’ll qualify you for entry to further training, in specialisms such as forensic, clinical and sports psychology.

Whether you’ve studied psychology and didn’t gain accreditation with the British Psychological Society (BPS), or you’re looking to change career paths after studying another subject, this could be the course for you. Converting your degree to a new subject area can be a challenge – we’ll aim to build on your existing graduate skills and help you with your individual development.

Study style

Taught by a team of Psychologists who are committed to offering an excellent student experience, the course takes a strongly applied approach which draws upon the experiences and insight of everyone involved. You’ll learn through lectures, seminars, tutorials and lab sessions – and you’ll be assessed through research reports, essays, presentations and a dissertation.

To help you make your way through quite an intensive learning experience, there’s a close and supportive relationship between our expert staff and students, as well as a Personal Tutor to help you individually. You’ll also find the other learners on your course provide a great source of social support.

Possible careers

Graduates from this course can progress to further postgraduate study and training to become a Chartered Psychologist in a specific field of psychology – such as forensic, educational or clinical.

Popular continuation routes include:

  • our MSc Forensic Psychology
  • our MSc Health psychology
  • postgraduate research in cognitive psychology / neuroscience, social cognition, and health and wellbeing.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,700per year

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

University information

University of Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    97th

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

A diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from over 60 countries worldwide.
Placements, internships, trips and career experiences help prepare students for success after graduation.
A wide range of bursaries and merit scholarships are available for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    91st out of 118 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    111 52%

    80th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.87 77%

    94th

    33

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