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Psychology (Conversion) Distance Learning

Study online to convert your existing bachelor’s degree into a Masters in Psychology and take your first step towards a career as a psychologist

Key Facts



MA (Hons) Psychology (Conversion) Distance Learning


Degree Duration

1 years :Full time


Start Dates

September 2023

Degree Overview

On this MSc, you’ll learn the scientific underpinnings of the discipline of psychology across a range of key areas, including social, developmental, cognitive and biological psychology. You’ll learn to critically evaluate psychological theory and research, as well as training in quantitative and qualitative research methods. You’ll have access to an online learning environment, including real-time (live) interactions with staff and other students online.

As a distance learner you will have support from the School of Psychology through regular contact with your module convenors, access to specialist services and a wide range of e-books and research journals at the University Library. You’ll also learn from enthusiastic and dedicated tutors, who are also practitioners and involved in the latest research. You are also welcome to visit our campus in London and benefit from our world-class library and specialist research equipment (including EEG and an fMRI scanner).


You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources

Why Study this Degree

This programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and covers the core content you need to apply for Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC)

This programme is predominantly directed at students who wish to embark on a career as a chartered psychologist in the UK through further professional study that require Graduate Basis for Chartership with the BPS

You can study flexibly with the option to take stand-alone qualifications (PGCert/PGDip) or complete the full MSc