Regents University London

Psychology MSc- Part Time

This conversion course is designed for anyone wishing to gain a BPS-accredited degree in order to pursue a career in psychology.  

You will cover core branches of psychology including cognitive psychology, biological psychology, developmental psychology and research methods.  

Elective modules will enable you to specialise in applied areas such as cultural psychology, psychopathology and consumer psychology.  

Practical laboratory experiments will help you gain extensive training in research techniques and teach you how to evaluate evidence, communicate findings, design studies and complete statistical analysis.  

Our dedicated laboratory facilities include specialist testing cubicles and equipment for eye-tracking and recording psycho-physiological measures.  

Upon successful completion, you’ll be eligible for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society (Graduate Basis). This is a requirement for any UK professional BPS postgraduate training course.  

This intensive conversion course will enable you to gain the BPS-accredited qualification and key skills needed to pursue a career as a professional psychologist.   

Psychology also opens doors to a wide range of other fields including marketing, human resources, advertising, education and psychotherapy. 

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements 

A Regent’s education provides you with a high level of personal attention, and this begins from the moment you apply to study with us. We want to understand who you are and what your skills and interests may be – we are interested in your potential, as well as your prior achievements. We review each application comprehensively and on its individual merit, considering all of your skills, interests and attributes.

Minimum entry requirements for Level 7 students

One of the following qualifications:

  • Minimum second class UK undergraduate degree
  • Equivalent international qualifications as deemed acceptable by the University
  • Exceptional entry will be assessed on case by case basis by academic referral only based on:
    - An undergraduate degree lower than 2:2 plus one year of relevant work experience
    - No undergraduate degree but three years of relevant work experience

For the MSc Psychology course, there is also a minimum maths requirement through one of the following qualifications
We require proof of English Proficiency. For example, we ask for

QualificationSubjectGrade
GCSE Maths related subjectC (4)
IB (any level)Maths related subject4
US HSD year 12Maths related subjectC
GCE A-LevelMaths related subject/PsychologyC
UG DegreeMaths related subject/PsychologySecond class

English Language Requirements

  • A completed Undergraduate degree studied in English from a majority English speaking country
  • IELTS: 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each individual component

Career Prospects

On successful completion of this programme you will be eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society, which is a requirement for undertaking professional BPS postgraduate training programmes in psychology in the UK (e.g. training to become a clinical or educational or counselling psychologist).

Psychology as a subject is popular with employers across a range of areas from marketing through to civil service.

Course Details

This two-year, part-time MSc is divided into three terms of 12 weeks per year. There are formal University examination and assessment periods at the end of Term 1 and Term 2, and a resit examination period follows. There are other module-specific assessment points throughout the term (where you will be submitting coursework or making a group presentation, for example). You will submit your dissertation at the end of Term 3 in your second year of study.

Year 1

Biological Psychology
Conceptual and Historical Issues in Psychology
Research Methods 1
Research Methods 2

Year 2

Cognitive Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Individual Differences and Social Psychology
Research Methods 3 and Dissertation

Optional Modules
Consumer Psychology
Cross-Cultural Psychology
Occupational Psychology
Psychology of Motivation
Psychopathology
Language Module

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