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MSc

Psychology and Education (Conversion)

School of Education, Faculty of Social Sciences

Our MSc offers an innovative, critical and interdisciplinary approach to the study of educational psychology.
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Course description

You will experience an innovative, critical, interdisciplinary, global approach to the study of educational psychology and learn the skills and techniques necessary to critically analyse psychological theory and research in real-life settings. 

This MSc is a conversion course which provides Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS) providing you pass the empirical project and gain the equivalent of at least a 2:2 overall.

This course is now closed for entries for 2020.

This course is BPS accredited

Modules

Core modules

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Teaching

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Seminars
  • Workshops
  • Laboratory work

Assessment

We will use a variety of methods including essays and blog posts, portfolios and oral presentations, psychological lab reports and a research dissertation.

Duration

1 year full-time

Entry requirements

At least a 2:1 with evidence of interest or experience relating to psychology and/or education.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students

This course starting in September 2020 is now closed to new applications.

If you have applied for this course and need more information about your application, please contact study@sheffield.ac.uk

Contact

education-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 8177

The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.