Psychology (Conversion) | Online - MSc

Our online, research-led Psychology (Conversion) MSc aims to enable graduates from non-psychology backgrounds to acquire the knowledge and skills to pursue or advance their careers in psychology professions.

Month of entry

  • September

Mode of study

  • Full time, Online programme, Part time


  • Online

Subject area

  • Psychology

Fees for 2024/25 academic year

  • UK - Full time £9,800 per year. Part time £5,400 per year.
    International - £9,800 per year.

Duration of study

  • Full time 1 year, Part time 2 years, up to five years modular

Why study Psychology (Conversion) | Online at Keele University?

Develop the same grounding in psychological science as a three-year undergraduate course on this 100% online route
Currently seeking accreditation from the British Psychological Society (BPS)
The majority of your learning is asynchronous - this means that you can work through course content around any existing commitments you may have
We evaluate your understanding via authentic assessments. This means that you will complete tasks that help develop your skills and knowledge, not just test your memory
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Our Expertise

Our teaching is driven by research and you will learn about contemporary topics in the field.
Research within the School is supported by four research groups: the Cognition, Brain, & Behaviour Research Group, Health, Well-Being, and Behaviour Change, Identities, Values and Social Change, Justice, Security, and Institutional Change. 

Find out more about our academic experts and their research in the field of psychology.

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Pierce, Psychology

"Conducting research and experiments in fields you have an interest in - where you could possibly have an impact on the world is definitely the most rewarding part of the course. "

Pierce, Psychology

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Engage with real-world projects

During your course, you may have the opportunity to work on research led by staff and PhD students.
This is a fantastic opportunity for you to learn about research methods and it will provide you with insight into the diversity of research carried out within the School.


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Keele Postgraduate Association

Keele University is one of a handful of universities in the UK to have a dedicated students' union for postgraduate students. A fully registered charity, Keele Postgraduate Association serves as a focal point for the social life and welfare needs of all postgraduate students during their time at Keele.

KPA interior

Hugely popular, the KPA Clubhouse (near Horwood Hall) provides a dedicated postgraduate social space and bar on campus, where you can grab a bite to eat and drink, sit quietly and read a book, or switch off from academic life at one of the many regular events organised throughout the year. The KPA also helps to host a variety of conferences, as well as other academic and career sessions, to give you and your fellow postgraduates the opportunities to come together to discuss your research, and develop your skills and networks.

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