University of Greenwich

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: British Psychological Society

Psychology (Conversion Degree) (Taught)

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Course summary

This course is now closed to new International applications for September 2023. International applicants can apply for September 2024. Our conversion degree is an excellent fast-track route for those with appropriate qualifications but without an undergraduate degree in psychology. Our course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as conferring eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC). It is the first step in becoming a chartered psychologist, which is a requirement for professional careers in psychology such as clinical psychology, educational psychology and forensic psychology. All professional career paths to become a psychologist require additional Masters or Doctoral Level study and supervised workplace practice after the MSc Psychology Conversion degree. This programme is for you if you have a BSc degree in another subject but want to become a psychologist. It provides you with Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the BPS in just one year. It is also suitable if you have a degree in Psychology from another country but want to take steps to become a psychologist in the UK. What you should know about this course

  • This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society as conferring eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership. You must achieve an overall pass mark of 50% and pass the research project.
  • We have well-equipped facilities and laboratories to support our activities and we employ creative teaching methods and assessment techniques.
  • Number one in London for graduate prospects (2022 Complete University Guide Annual League Table - Psychology).
  • Located at the University's iconic Greenwich Campus.


All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

Assessments are varied and may include essays, critical reflections, library reports, presentations, research posters, seen and unseen exams, and practical reports. The final assessment is a dissertation project.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have: An honours degree (2.1 or above) in a non-psychology specialism Or A degree (2.1 or above) from a psychology programme not accredited by the British Psychological Society.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Whole course
England £9000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9000 Whole course
Scotland £9000 Whole course
Wales £9000 Whole course
International £15100 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Psychology (Conversion Degree) at University of Greenwich - UCAS