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University of Glasgow: Psychological Studies (conversion)

Institution University of Glasgow View institution profile
Department School of Education View department profile
Web glasgow.ac.uk/education
Study type Taught

Summary

This British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited conversion programme is designed to provide you with a broad and critical awareness of psychological theory and practice. You will be provided with opportunities which allow you to focus on aspects of psychology with particular relevance to your own experience and interests.

You will study the fundamental and specialised theories, principles and concepts, which are informed by developments at the forefront of research in psychology.

You will utilise a significant range of skills, techniques, practices and materials, which are associated with psychology.

You will study the fundamental and specialised theories, principles and concepts, which are informed by developments at the forefront of research in psychology.

You will utilise a significant range of skills, techniques, practices and materials, which are associated with psychology.

  • This is a conversion degree for students who have no previous studies in the area of psychology. You will have the opportunity of a change in direction, to pursue a career, either academic or professional, in psychology.
  • Successful completion of this programme makes you eligible for BPS Graduate Basis for Chartered membership (GBC).

You will take seven core and three optional courses, followed by a research project/dissertation. You will also be allocated an academic supervisor to advise you on your individual research project. Please check the FAQs for more information.

Core courses

  • COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY (PGT CONV)
  • DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY (PGT CONV)
  • INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES (PGT CONV)
  • PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY (PGT CONV)
  • RESEARCH METHODS 1 (PGT CONV)
  • RESEARCH METHODS 2 (PGT CONV)
  • SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY (PGT CONV)
  • DISSERTATION (PGT CONV)

Optional courses

  • APPLIED QUALITATIVE METHODS (PGT CONV)
  • CLINICAL HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY (PGT CONV)
  • CURRENT ISSUES IN PSYCHOLOGY_PSYCH STUDIES
  • DEVELOPMENT, DIFFERENCE & DIVERSITY (PGT CONV)
  • EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (PGT CONV)
  • PERCEPTION AND VISUAL COGNITION_PSYCH STUDIES
  • PROFESSIONAL SKILLS_PSYCH STUDIES
  • THE PSYCHOLOGY OF ADULT LEARNING

As this programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society, you are eligible for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the Society (GBC). Our graduates have successfully progressed to further academic study and professional training in the field of psychology. Graduate final destinations after completing further mandatory study include clinical, educational and counselling psychologists, and research associate.

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University of Glasgow
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The University of Glasgow’s School of Education is  an ambitious, major international research-led institution with traditional roots in Scottish higher education. We invest in the future of education through world-class research that advances knowledge and practice. Respected for contributions to policy and practice, our teaching and research benefits from strong partnerships with education communities.

Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. The University has a history of changing the world and the School of Education is committed to nurturing the people who make it happen. …

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