Psychological Sciences (Conversion) (MSc)

the United Kingdom

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The award

How long you will study
1 - 2 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9525 per year

How you will study

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About Psychological Sciences (Conversion) at Brunel Online

Since the 1960’s, Brunel University London has been teaching psychology and creating a legacy of world-leading research. Our Psychological Sciences (Conversion) MSc online combines academic theory with practical application to provide you with advanced knowledge of the biological, cognitive, and social aspects of psychology.

During the course you will develop professional skills sought by a range of employers, and build your research abilities in the field of psychological sciences. You will learn to design, carry out, and critically evaluate empirical research tasks, while using current and emerging psychological knowledge to inform your studies.

The course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), which means you’ll be eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) from the BPS, which is essential for pursuing a career in recognised psychology professions.

Duration and Fees

The Advanced Manufacturing Systems MSc online programme can be completed in one year if studied full time, or two years if studied part time.

This course is offered at the competitive rate of £9,525, which includes all online learning materials needed during the programme.

Course Content

Brunel’s Psychological Sciences (Conversion) MSc online course contains nine compulsory modules which prepare you for a career in psychological research. The modules cover topics ranging from qualitative research approaches to social determinants of health status, and includes a dissertation.

All modules are worth 15 credits

  • Introduction to Psychological Sciences
  • Historical and Conceptual Issues in Psychology
  • Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology
  • Biological Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Individual Differences
  • Development Psychology
  • Empirical Psychology Project (60 credits)

Learning Outcomes

Upon successfully completing the course, graduates will possess the following career-ready skills:

  • Critical understanding of historical and contemporary theories in psychology.
  • Advanced analytical skills and ability to effectively test results.
  • Creating and delivering written and oral presentations with confidence.
  • Recognise major psychological theories and empirical studies, and their impact on society.
  • Design research projects to examine and analyse contemporary psychological theories.
  • Utilise the appropriate statistical tests in research data and critically evaluate the findings of published studies.

Future Careers

In addition to building a solid foundation to pursue a career in clinical psychology, graduates of the Psychological Sciences (Conversion) MSc online programme possess transferable skills, knowledge, and expertise sought-after by employers in a variety of sectors.

Careers that graduates may choose to explore include:

  • Market researcher
  • Human resources analyst
  • Parole officer
  • Public relations representative
  • Group home coordinator
  • Child protection worker
  • Instructor
  • Research assistant


“The Psychological Sciences (Conversion) MSc online course gives individuals from all backgrounds the opportunity to enter the field of professional psychology across a fascinating mix of career pathways. I am delighted that we are now able to offer this course online to students worldwide, and I look forward to welcoming you to Brunel University London community.”

Dr Survjit Cheeta - Programme Lead

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  • The awardMScHow you will studyOnlineHow long you will study1 - 2 year
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Entry requirements

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