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Psychology of Mental Health (Conversion) MSc

University of Edinburgh

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Programme description

The programme provides detailed coverage of all core aspects of psychology: developmental, social, cognitive, neuropsychology, and individual differences. It also includes conceptual and theoretical perspectives in psychology, and psychological research methods and data analysis.

You will complete a research project in an area of psychology relevant to mental health.

This programme is unique in two respects:

It is the only British Psychological Society accredited MSc conversion programme that focuses on the psychology of mental health. This focus is particularly suited to those who wish to pursue a career in a caring profession such as clinical psychology.
It is also unique in being delivered jointly by a staff team offering unrivalled expertise in both psychological science and clinical psychology.

Accreditation

This is a professionally accredited programme that offers you the opportunity to study psychology to postgraduate level and become eligible for graduate basis for chartered membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society.

Career opportunities

Graduates will be eligible to register with the British Psychological Society through graduate basis for chartered membership (GBC). This will create career opportunities where a psychology degree is advantageous or essential. It also creates opportunities for advanced professional training in psychology (e.g. Clinical Psychology or Educational Psychology), which normally require an undergraduate degree in psychology.

You will also develop a range of sophisticated psychological research skills that will open career opportunities in research, including research assistant posts and doctoral research training.

Tuition fees

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£ 22,850per 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 Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 118

    1st out of 83

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    197 92%

    4th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67 67%

    44th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.57 71%

    114th

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    174 100%

    1st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    25th

    11

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