Psychology – MSc


Why study this course?

Our Psychology MSc offers you a broad curriculum in psychology. Apply for the course if you’re a non-psychology graduate or a graduate with a non-accredited psychology degree who wants to qualify for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS). The course covers the BPS’ GBC curriculum and offers option modules in applied psychology.

More about this course

Take the first step to becoming a chartered psychologist with this accredited postgraduate degree in applied psychology. It’s been specifically designed for non-psychology graduates and graduates with non-accredited psychology degrees. 

Accreditation of Prior Learning

Any university-level qualifications or relevant experience you gain prior to starting university could count towards your course.

Modular structure

The modules listed below are for the academic year 2022/23 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.

Year 1 modules include:

Cognition (core, 20 credits)

Developmental Psychology (core, 20 credits)

Dissertation (core, 60 credits)

Individual Differences (core, 20 credits)

Psychobiology (core, 20 credits)

Research Methods (core, 20 credits)

Social Psychology (core, 20 credits)

Where this course can take you

After completion of this conversion degree, you’ll qualify for a Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership with the British Psychological Society (BPS). This will allow you to progress to a postgraduate professional programme in an area of psychology including forensic, clinical, health, educational, occupational and counselling psychology.