Psychology (Conversion) at University of Roehampton - UCAS

There are other course options available which may have a different vacancy status or entry requirements – view the full list of options

Course summary

Why this course?

  • Accredited by the BPS and covers the core content you need to apply for GBC.
  • Specialist research equiptment and 24hour computing suite.
  • Top ten in the UK for postgraduate student satisfaction (PTES 2022, 2023).
  • Jointly recognised as the best modern university in the country, and the best modern university in London for research excellence. (REF 2021). 77% of our research is ranked ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (REF 2021).
About this course Convert your existing bachelor's degree into a Masters in Psychology and take your first step towards a career as a psychologist at a leading London university. As this programme is accredited by The British Psychological Society (BPS), when you graduate you will be able to gain Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) which will allow you to pursue other professional psychology postgraduate programmes, and take the next step towards a career as a chartered psychologist. The programme is structured to offer both full-time (studying for 1 calendar year) and part-time (across 2 or 3 years) options. Both are delivered through blended learning, utilizing face-to-face campus classes taught in the daytime, and structured online learning (which includes recorded classes, participating in forum discussions and practice tests). Part-time students have a break from campus attendance approximately every third week. A year-long research project is taken with the guidance of a specialist supervisor leading to the submission of the MSc Dissertation. Skills You will learn:
  • The scientific underpinnings of the discipline of psychology across a range of key areas, including social, developmental, cognitive and biological psychology.
  • A range of research skills and methods, to allow you to investigate behaviour and conduct psychological research as an integral part of applied psychology.
  • Effective communication
  • Reflective and critical thinking
  • Creativity
  • Data analysis
  • Interpersonal sensitivity and awareness.
Career opportunities The programme is directed to students who wish to embark on a career as a chartered psychologist.


Historical and conceptual issues in Psychology Making sense of the World Self and Identity Understanding Relationships Topics in Mental Health Applying Psychology Dissertation

Entry requirements

Applicants with a 2.1 or above in any discipline (excluding graduates in psychology or a related discipline). Graduates from non STEM disciplines must hold GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths at grade C/4.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Fees quoted for 2024
Psychology (Conversion) at University of Roehampton - UCAS