Psychology MSc Welcome Pack

Welcome to MSc Psychology 2022.

The MSc Psychology (Conversion) has been accredited by the British Psychological Society and on successful completion, you will have Graduate Basis Chartership (GBC) with the BPS. GBC is a recognised pathway for careers in Psychology such as Educational Psychologist, Clinical Psychologist and PhD research in the United Kingdom.

Your Programme Leader

Dr Lesley-Ann Smith

Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Induction Day

Information about the MSc Psychology induction day can be found below.

  • Sessions are yet to be confirmed.

    • Date: Thursday 22 September 2022
    • Time: 9.30am – 4pm (lunch provided)
    • Location: Location LH323 (subject to change)


    • 9.30am – 10am – Campus welcome – getting to know each other (Lesley-Ann Smith)
    • 10am – 11am – Programme Overview (Lesley-Ann Smith and students)
    • 11am – 11.30am – Psychology Research Groups Leaders (Josephine Chen-Wilson, Liz Gulliford, Eva Prokopiou)
    • 11.30am -12pm – Meet your Tutors, Personal Tutor
    • 12pm – 1pm – Lunch will be provided
    • 1pm – 2.10pm – Overview of Resources (Lesley-Ann Smith)
    • 2.10pm – 2.30pm –  Virtual Classrooms, Anonymous marking, overview of NILE, submission of assignments etc., Plagiarism, Changemaker, STEM, Course Advocate information**. Dawn Wright from St Andrews Healthcare to talk about voluntary work opportunities. (Dawn Wright)
    • 2.30pm – 3.30pm  – Overview of the Dissertation Process/Disability Information (Louise Spiers)
    • 3.30pm -4pm – Closing Questions (Lesley-Ann Smith)

Research Groups

Whilst it is not compulsory, you will be able to join and engage with our research groups in Psychology:

  • Exceptional Experiences and Consciousness Studies – Liz Gulliford – Research Lead
  • Diversity, Community and Inclusion – Eva Propokiou – Research Lead
  • Health & Behavioural Change – Josephine Chen-Wheeler – Research Lead

Our Campus