Taught course

Psychology for Graduates

London Metropolitan University · School of Human Sciences

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). 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 entry requirements.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

The University Certificate in Psychology for Graduates (by Distance Learning) course is a 60-credit introductory course for graduates with insufficient, inappropriate or no prior study of psychology at degree level.

Satisfactory completion of the course allows entry onto the MSc in Applied Psychology or PGDip in Applied Psychology course which, subject to accreditation by the British Psychological Society (BPS), confers graduate membership and the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the BPS.

GBC is a pre-requisite for entry onto postgraduate training in applied areas of professional psychology such as counselling, clinical, educational, forensic, health, occupational and sports psychology.

Qualification and course duration


full time
4 months
part time
8 months

Course contact details

Admissions Office