This course is for non-psychology graduates with either no or limited study in the subject. For example you may wish to change career path or may have a psychology degree that is not accredited by the British Psychological Society and wish to develop a career as a psychologist.
The course gives you
With an emphasis on research experience, this course is ideal if you are considering further training in areas such as educational or clinical psychology.
This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and confers eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC), provided you achieve an overall mark of at least 50 per cent and pass your dissertation. This is the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist.
Full-time – one day per week for one year
Part-time – typically one day per week for two years
The modules you study reflect the core components of psychology as stipulated by the Britsh Psychology Society.
This course gives you the skills and knowledge to
The major career routes you can choose as a qualified psychologist are in • clinical psychology • educational psychology • occupational psychology • health psychology • forensic psychology • counselling psychology • research.
Further work experience in a relevant setting is usually required before you can begin a postgraduate training course in one of these areas.
Our careers central website contains useful careers information for students studying psychology.