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Psychology of Mental Health (Conversion) MSc

University of Edinburgh

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The programme provides detailed coverage of all core aspects of psychology: Developmental; social; cognitive; biological psychology; individual difference.

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.

Why is this programme unique?

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.

The programme is also unique in being delivered jointly by a staff team offering unrivalled expertise in both psychological science and clinical psychology.

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.

Application deadline

22 March 2021, 28 May 2021

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 24,000per year

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

University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 118 5

    13th out of 79 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    188 91%

    4th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    34th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    97th

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    143 83%

    4th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    60th

    20
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    56th

    31

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