Psychology (Conversion) at University of Hertfordshire - UCAS

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Course summary

The Masters in Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire is for people who have degrees in other subjects, but who wish to obtain Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) [formerly known as Graduate Basis for Registration (GBR) with the British Psychological Society, which is the first necessary step towards becoming a professional psychologist.


Core modules: Advanced psychology project; development, social and cognitive psychology; the biological basis of psychology; individual differences and conceptual/historical issues in psychology; using data to address research questions; methods of collecting data in psychology. Optional modules: Topics in forensic and criminal psychology; cognitive neuropsychology; topics in psychopathology; advanced topics in memory.

Entry requirements

(a) Have a good honours degree (normally a 2.1) from a UK institution, or an equivalent overseas qualification. However, in exceptional circumstances, we will consider students with a lower second class (2.2). Exceptionally highly motivated students may be accepted if they can demonstrate appropriate academic competencies. (b) We welcome applications from UK, EU, and international students. For country specific international qualifications please check here. International students should have an IELTS of 6.5If you do not have the required level of English for entry, our academic English courses can help you to achieve this level.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Sponsorship information

A small number of scholarships are available for international students.

Psychology (Conversion) at University of Hertfordshire - UCAS