Taught course

Applied Psychology

Institution
London Metropolitan University · Faculty of Life Sciences and Computing
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants should have: a degree with at least lower second class honours (or overseas equivalent); Grade C or above in GCSE Mathematics (or equivalent) and; completed our University Certificate in Psychology for Graduates (by Distance Learning) course or obtained 60 credits in any combination of biological, cognitive, developmental, personality and social psychology, and research methods (including statistics) with another institution. UK students are also expected to have Grade C or above in GCSE English, and international students are expected to meet the University's English language qualification requirements.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Course Overview

Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), this one-year 180-credit course is designed for non-psychology graduates who wish to become professional, chartered psychologists.

It is for graduates who have completed our University Certificate in Psychology for Graduates (By Distance Learning) course or who have obtained 60 credits in any combination of biological, cognitive, developmental, personality and social psychology and research methods (including statistics) with another institution.

It covers the British Psychological Society's GBC (Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership) curriculum and offers option modules in applied psychology.

Course structure

Core modules:

  • Cognitive and Developmental Psychology;
  • Individual Differences and Social Psychology;
  • Psychobiology and Psychological Research Methods
  • Further Research Methods
  • MSc Dissertation

Optional modules:

Two to be chosen from

  • Psychopathology;
  • Forensic Psychology;
  • Work and Business Psychology

Career opportunities

This course is designed specifically for non-psychology graduates who have already obtained 60 credits in core areas of psychology and who wish to acquire Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the BPS before progressing to other postgraduate programmes in professional areas of psychology.

Information for international students

All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Office
Email
admissions@londonmet.ac.uk
Phone
020 7133 4202