Taught course


Sheffield Hallam University · Psychology

Entry requirements

You need a strong academic profile including a high 2.1 or first class honours degree. If you have a 2.2 honours degree and previous work experience in psychology or a related area, we will consider you on an individual basis. International students Typically you need qualifications equivalent to a UK undergraduate degree and the equivalent of 60 credits in psychology at undergraduate level. If English is not your first language you typically need an IELTS 6.5 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.5 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score. If you do not have these qualifications, or you are unsure whether you have the equivalent, please contact us.

MSc, PgDip

Months of entry


Course content

Study a course that provides the qualifications and skills to pursue a career as a psychologist. Designed for non-psychology graduates, completing the course qualifies you for the Graduate Basis for Chartered (GBC) membership of the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Key points
• Develop the skills needed for a career in a range of psychology fields.
• Gain Graduate Basis for Chartered (GBC) membership of the British Psychological Society.
• Complete a dissertation and research an area of interest to help develop a specialism.
• Attending for one day a week enables you to meet other commitments more easily.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at http://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit http://www.shu.ac.uk/international/scholarships-bursaries to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Faculty of Development and Society
0114 225 5555
0114 225 5526