Psychology Conversion

University of the Highlands and Islands


UHI Inverness, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


Are you interested in the science of human behaviour and thought? Are you thinking about a career change or interested in how psychology might contribute to your existing career or interest? If so, this MSc Psychology Conversion* is ideal.

This intense, online course will provide you with a broad and critical awareness of psychological theory and practice. Throughout the course you will develop an understanding of what drives people's behaviour, why we are unique and in what ways we are the same, and explore the theories which explain human behaviour and how they are relevant in today's society.

You will examine the core fields of psychology including biological, individual differences, cognitive, and social and developmental psychology, as set out by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

You can exit Stage 1 with PgCert/Access to Psychology Conversion

You can exit Stage 2 with PgDip Psychology Conversion

Entry Requirements

An undergraduate Honours degree in any subject. An Ordinary degree with at least 120 credits of masters level study will be considered.

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

3 years


Humanities and Social Sciences

SCQF Level