M.Sc. in Psychology (Conversion Course) is the passport to the scientific and professional world of Psychology, for those who have studied in a different field but wish to be trained as professional psychologists.
It is offered in collaboration with the 5th largest British State University and is recognized as a postgraduate title in psychology by the Council for the Recognition of Professional Qualifications (SAEP) and provides the Graduate Basis for Registration from the British Psychological Society (BPS).
It is specifically designed to concentrate on the core substance of an undergraduate degree in Psychology, but upgraded to a postgraduate level. It is, therefore, intensive training in the principles, theories and specializations of Psychology, the development of skills and the acquisition of all the knowledge required for a career in the field, and the continuation of studies in BPS-certified specialty programmes.
A hands-on programme, designed specifically for adults and professionals, with leading-edge knowledge and skills acquired through case studies, simulations, experiential exercises, teamwork, lectures, and more.
The programme lasts for one academic year and consists of five parts. The first part covers the core of knowledge in psychology, such as its areas/specialties, but also the skill set as defined by the British Psychological Society (eg Social, Developmental, Biological and Cognitive Psychology, Research and Methodology as well ass Individual Differences). The second part includes training in popular specialties such as Forensic Psychology and Health Psychology. The third part includes placement in relevant bodies. Part four consists of the design and implementation of the master thesis that will evolve the science of psychology. Finally, the fifth part includes the personal development programme "Career Success Navigator ©", which aims to build all the skills necessary for students, both personal and professional, to succeed after graduation. The CSN is implemented with the support of the personal Coach that each student has at ICPS since the first day of their studies.
A brief overview of the courses
Graduates of M.Sc. in Psychology (Conversion Course) from UClan and ICPS have the opportunity to:
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