Entry requirements

You must satisfy the following requirements as defined by the BPS and have either:

• An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in Psychology (or a similar subject) that has not been accredited by the BPS as leading to the GBC.

• Or an Honours degree (2:2 minimum) in a subject other than Psychology and GCSE Maths (or the equivalent at grade C or above.

The course also welcomes overseas applicants who meet the required entry criteria. If you were educated outside the UK, you are required to have International English Language Testing System (IELTS) at a score of 6.5 with no lower than 6.0 in any component.

Due to the BPS requirements, it is not possible for you to gain accreditation for your prior learning.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This exciting and unique course currently offers:

• Teaching from research active staff who are up-to-date with the latest developments in their fields.

• Training in research methods, helping to prepare you for further study as a professional psychologist.

• The chance to undertake your own research with the support of an established practitioner.

• Access to specialist software for statistical analysis.

This course has been designed for graduates who have previously studied some psychology in their undergraduate degree, which was not a course accredited by the BPS. Delivered by a strong Psychology teaching team with research interests across the broad range of the discipline, success ful completion of the course currently leads to a qualification that confers eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartered membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS). The GBC allows application for entry on to all accredited postgraduate courses with the BPS for those who wish to undertake professional training in psychology.

The course aims to provide you with a sound preparation for professional training in psychology, as well as an insight into the related discipline areas. This covers six major content areas: Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology, Psychobiology, Individual Differences and Conceptual and Historical Issues, plus research design and implementation, together with option modules examining the professional psychology routes.

Information for international students

The course also welcomes overseas applicants who meet the required entry criteria. If you were educated outside the UK, you are required to have International English Language Testing System (IELTS) at a score of 6.5 with no lower than 6.0 in any component.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time fees are £5,100.
International students
£13,000

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Assistant (H231)
Email
psychology@hud.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1484 422272