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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.

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Accreditation

This course is British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited

MSc Psychology & Education (Conversion)

Modules

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The content of our courses is reviewed annually to make sure it's up-to-date and relevant. Individual modules are occasionally updated or withdrawn. This is in response to discoveries through our world-leading research; funding changes; professional accreditation requirements; student or employer feedback; outcomes of reviews; and variations in staff or student numbers. In the event of any change we'll consult and inform students in good time and take reasonable steps to minimise disruption. We are no longer offering unrestricted module choice. If your course included unrestricted modules, your department will provide a list of modules from their own and other subject areas that you can choose from.

Teaching

Teaching takes place through lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops and 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.

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

We also accept a range of other UK qualifications and other EU/international qualifications.

If you have any questions about entry requirements, please contact the department.

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You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.

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Contact

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

Any supervisors and research areas listed are indicative and may change before the start of the course.

Recognition of professional qualifications: from 1 January 2021, in order to have any UK professional qualifications recognised for work in an EU country across a number of regulated and other professions you need to apply to the host country for recognition. Read information from the UK government and the EU Regulated Professions Database.

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