Taught course

Psychology (BPS)

Arden University

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Entry requirements

Our MSc Psychology degree has standard entry requirements. To be able to study this course, we need to see that you have:

  • A UK Honours Degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent, that is not a psychology qualification, or not accredited by the BPS
  • A maths qualification or equivalent to at least Grade C at GCSE.

Months of entry


Course content

This MSc conversion course is ideal for graduates who want to enter a career in psychology by gaining Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the BPS, particularly if you have a previous degree in a non-psychology related subject but now want to pursue your interest in psychology at master’s degree level. After graduation, you’ll qualify for membership of the BPS – not only a mark of your achievement, but also a prerequisite if you want to enter further training to practise as a professional psychologist.

Gaining your psychology master’s online with Arden allows you to take control of your studies and removes the need to relocate to get the degree you want. To assist your learning, our tutors use a variety of teaching methods including lectures, online tutorials, and self-directed learning to bring the full university experience directly to you, wherever you are.

So whether you’re looking to start a career as a professional psychologist, or want to apply psychological concepts in careers such as human resource management, teaching, or counselling, this course gives you the BPS accreditation you require plus key transferrable skills in the humanities and social sciences that will give you a competitive edge in the workplace.

Fees and funding

UK students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    12+ months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
0800 268 7737