This is an MSc Psychology (Conversion) programme, not an MSc Psychology programme. As such, this course is aimed primarily at non-Psychology graduates who wish to undertake further training as a Psychologist, but do not wish to undertake a second undergraduate degree. Effectively, you will be undertaking one half of an undergraduate Psychology degree in one third of the time, and for one fifth of the cost, before graduating with an MSc Psychology (Conversion) degree. Successful graduation will see you gain eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS), enabling further training and a career as a Psychologist. No prior knowledge of psychology is expected. Successful graduation will see you gain eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS), enabling further training and a career as a Psychologist. No prior knowledge of psychology is expected. Aided by active researchers in the field of psychology, you will cover all of the important areas within the discipline, and develop a broad understanding of human behaviour and interaction. Content will be taught through a mix of traditional lectures, student-led workshops and a broad array of assessments. There will be a strong element of research design, encouraging critical thought and enabling a thorough and practical experience of the research process. You will be encouraged to take ownership of a valued research topic and to write up your MSc Thesis in a journal format that may lead to publication of impressive work. By the time you graduate, even without previous experience of psychology, you will be well-placed to seek out further training and progress towards a career as a Psychologist.
The module details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study. Cognitive Psychology, Research in Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Biological Psychology, Personality and Individual Differences, Psychological Research Methods, Social Psychology, MSc Thesis.
Assessment within the programme employs a full range of written forms, presentations and practical activities, in order to reflect the academic and employability skills being developed within the programme. Employability-relevant forms of assessment – including posters, information leaflets and evidence-based briefs – are used to assess the outcomes from both individual and group-based learning. We have ensured a good variety and balance of assessment forms and that there are opportunities for you to exercise an element of choice in the form of assessment undertaken. There are class tests, but these are never worth more than 20% of a module. There are no exams.
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- British Psychological Society
Leeds Trinity University is committed to recruiting students with talent and potential and who we feel will benefit greatly from their academic and non-academic experiences here. We treat every application on its own merits; we value highly the experience you illustrate in your personal statement. The following information is designed to give you a general overview of the qualifications we accept. If you are taking qualifications that are not included below, please contact our Admissions Office who will be happy to advise you. We welcome applicants with the following qualifications and experience: A degree (2:2 or above) in a subject area other than Psychology (the course is specifically designed for non-Psychology graduates) GCSE Maths and English Language at grade 4/C or above, or an alternative level 2 qualification. If English is not your first language, IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any component) or equivalent is the minimum requirement.
Fees and funding
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