Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent); proof of holding GBC must be stated as a condition of any offer (e.g. a formal letter from a University stating that their Bachelor programme in psychology is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and provides the basis for GBC). Vocational experience can be taken into account.

Months of entry


Course content

One of the most respected courses in occupational psychology in Britain, this course is approved by the British Psychological Society (BPS) for accreditation towards chartership in occupational psychology, and students applying must be eligible for BPS Graduate Basis of Registration.

The course has been designed to provide you with knowledge of the main areas of occupational psychology, to provide you with good research skills, to cover the relevant social psychological and organisational issues and to introduce the skills required in practice.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the Medical School web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations40
Written coursework / continuous assessment30
Professional practice20
Applied Research Project10

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5559