The programme will provide a contemporary curriculum which covers the core topics in psychology, using a variety of teaching methods and assessments that is informed by current research, scholarship and application.
The programme will develop critical awareness of issues in the scientific and applied areas of psychology and the methodological skills to critically examine and interrogate the discipline of psychology in all its facets.
The course is tailored towards analysing data in the real world.
Youll learn methodological analysis skills and the core principles of psychology:
Youll learning everything from Freudian principles to how the brain works.
Your research project will take place over the summer.
An intensive one year Masters course with accreditation from the British Psychological Society, enabling you to pursue a career in this area even if your background is in another discipline.
Why this course?
This new conversion course will appeal to you if you do not already have a psychology degree.
It is approved and accredited by the British Psychological Society, (it confers the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership), which means youll have the essential knowledge to undertake professional training.
If youre from overseas, this is your passport to practise in the UK.
This intensive programme means with focused work and preparation, you will get a fully-accredited course in the space of 12 rewarding months.
Who are you?
You might be:
a recent graduate
someone whos been in work for a while and wants to change direction.
Youll be fascinated by how psychology underpins everything we do and aids our understanding of behaviour not just of people, but of animals too.
The School has specialised facilities for human experimental psychology, movement and perception, individual differences, social psychology, child development, psychophysiology and animal behaviour.
Research in the School has been judged to be world-leading and outstanding by the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).