Taught course

Applied Psychology Postgraduate Diploma

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

Entry requirements

Successful applicants will normally 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.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), this 9-month 120-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 and Project

Optional modules:

One 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

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.

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