Conversion to Psychology This course offers a conversion route into Psychology for students who hold an Honours degree in a subject other than Psychology.
On completion, students should be equipped with the necessary skills to facilitate research at MPhil or PhD level in the area of psychology or go on to a clinical training programme. In addition,we alsowant to facilitate conversion to psychology from business and economic backgrounds to improve employability for a wider range of job opportunities. The programme will provide a detailed knowledge of the core areas of psychology and principal theoretical and methodological issues in the field. The programme will also provide students with the statistical and methodological skills necessary to undertake research in psychology.
Please note that the MSc Conversion to Psychology is currently not accredited by the British Psychological Society.
Curriculum core modules: Quantitative research methods; Methods of Data Analysis in Psychology, Review Essay; Conceptual Issues and Theoretical Perspectives; Assessment in Clinical Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Social Psychology; Research Project.
Optional modules: Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience; Evolutionary and Comparative Psychology; Perception; Cognition.
For further information:www.st-andrews.ac.uk/psychology/admissions/mscconversion
Health Psychology This is a one-year programme consisting of six taught modules and a research project, with the opportunity for placements in clinical settings. The MSc is taught jointly with, and is administered by, the School ofMedicine in collaboration with NHS Fife. The award of the MSc provides the recognised Stage 1 training for British Psychological Society, Health Psychology Chartership; however, applicants must have, or be eligible for, Graduate Basis of Registration with the BPS. The course covers all topics required in the recommended curriculum, utilising a variety of novel methods of teaching and assessment.
For further information: http://medicine.st-andrews.ac.uk/healthpsychology
We also offer a taught Postgraduate Diploma and an MSc in Adults with Learning Disabilities who have Significant and Complex Needs. Further details about these programmes are available on request. (ContactMartin Campbell – firstname.lastname@example.org
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