Master of Science - Psychology (Conversion)

1 year
14,500 GBP
Rolling admission
Rolling admission
Leeds / United Kingdom
ULaw - The University of Law

Program description

Considering a move into the field of psychology? Or perhaps you're simply interested in learning more. A good place to begin is with our Master of Science in Psychology (Conversion). This course is an excellent introduction to the practical application of fundamental psychological skills, knowledge, and values for students who did not major in psychology in college.

If you do well in this class, you'll be prepared to continue your studies in psychology at the doctoral level or to find work in fields as diverse as medicine, education, law enforcement, and more. Furthermore, we are currently applying for certification from the British Psychological Society (BPS), which will pave the way for you to become a Chartered Psychologist upon completion of the program.

Explore the field of psychology in depth at our forthcoming lab in Leeds. The facility has observation rooms, an experiment room, and virtual reality gear. Your experiments will have the support of our Lab Technician.

Program structure

Main modules

  • Neuroscience of Behaviour
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • Social and Critical Psychology
  • Lifespan Development
  • Applications of Professional Psychology
  • Professional Development
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation

Professional Development Module

Our integrated Employability module, which was created with our conversion students in mind, is a standout feature of the course. In this session, you'll learn how to find experiences that are relevant to your business, develop a professional network, identify and articulate your skills, and convey them in your CV, job applications, interviews, and more. Candidates will feel comfortable approaching graduate level jobs and prospects for further education at the module's conclusion.


Tuition fees for international students per year:

  • 14,500 GBP
  • 9,000 GBP (Online courses)

By studying for a Master's degree you could be eligible for a Student Loans Company Postgraduate Loan of up to 11,570 GBP.

Requirements for applicants

  • 2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualification(s)

English language requirements for applicants whose first language is not English

  • IELTS score required: 6.5 overall (at least 5.5 in each component)
  • The University of Law English Test (ULET)*: 6.5 overall (at least 5.5 in each component)
  • TOEFL iBT (not ‘MyBest Scores’): 79 (Listening 11, Speaking 17, Reading 12, Writing 20)
  • Pearson PTE Academic: 72 overall (at least 59 in each component)
  • LanguageCert ESOL (both papers must be sat within 3 months): B2 Written paper: overall 101 (min 33 in R/L/W); B2 Spoken paper: min 33/50
  • Trinity ISE : ISE II: Three merits and one distinction
  • Cambridge FCE/CAE/CPE (First, Advanced, Proficiency): 176 overall (at least 162 in each component)
  • Cambridge IGCSE syllabus 0500, 0510, 0511, 0522, 0900, 0991:1st Language: C; 2nd Language: B
  • International Baccalaureate : 4
  • Functional Skills: Pass
  • Trinity ESOL for Life Skills: Pass

*The University of Law English Test (ULET) was developed to evaluate your level of English for undergraduate or graduate education. Our University will consider it as evidence of your proficiency in English. Additionally, it complies with the conditions for a UK visa for immigration (UKVI).

About the university

The University of Law is the largest law school in the United Kingdom and was formed in 1962 as The College of Law of England and Wales. It offers law degrees, specialized legal training, and continuing professional development courses for British barristers and lawyers. Its beginnings can be found around 1876.

Prior to receiving university status in 2012, the College of Law's educational and training business was divided off and incorporated as a private limited company. The College of Law had been established by royal charter as a charity in 1975. The College of Law Limited and The University of Law Limited were created from this. The college was given the authority to offer degrees in 2006. When it was given university status in 2012, it changed its name to The University of Law (ULaw) and became the first for-profit educational institution in the UK.

The university has nine campuses in the UK, located in Birmingham, Bristol, Chester, Guildford, Leeds, Manchester, Nottingham, and Sheffield, in addition to an overseas campus in Hong Kong.

All of our courses, from our undergraduate law degrees to our varied range of business courses and postgraduate programmes, are created using a special, varied, and innovative learning approach that has been shown to produce independent professionals capable of competing in the quickly changing professional world. Our courses are created to prepare you for the real-life difficulties of the working world with a focus on developing abilities in problem-solving, evaluating arguments, critical thinking, and commercial awareness.

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