Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), this 9-month conversion course is designed for non-psychology graduates who wish to acquire Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the BPS.
About this course
Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), this 9-month 120-credit course is designed for non-psychology graduates who wish to become professional, chartered psychologists.
It is for graduates who have completed our University Certificate in Psychology for Graduates (By Distance Learning) course or who have obtained 60 credits in any combination of biological, cognitive, developmental, personality and social psychology and research methods (including statistics) with another institution.
It covers the British Psychological Society’s GBC (Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership) curriculum and offers option modules in applied psychology.
Assessments are made through essays, practical reports, project report and end-of-module examinations.
Successful completion of this course confers eligibility for Graduate Membership and Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society.
• Cognitive and Developmental Psychology
• Individual Differences and Social Psychology
• Research Methods and Biological Psychology
• Further Research Methods and Project
• Optional modules:
One to be chosen from:
• Forensic Psychology
• Work and Business Psychology
After the course
This course is designed specifically for non-psychology graduates who have already obtained 60 credits in core areas of psychology and who wish to acquire Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the BPS before progressing to other postgraduate programmes in professional areas of psychology.
Why London Met?
At London Metropolitan University
, we place students at the centre of everything we do. We are proud of our vibrant, multicultural and socially diverse community, and welcome applicants regardless of age or background. We offer most of our courses on both a full- and part-time basis, in order to best meet your needs.
The University also has a strong culture of research. Over two thirds of the research we submitted to the most recent Research Assessment Exercise was judged to be “internationally recognised”, “internationally excellent” or “world-leading”. Many of these expert researchers will be leading your lectures, as will employers and professionals with extensive real-world experience. They will be supported by an excellent network of guest speakers and mentors from the industry, making sure you get the best possible guidance.
Support from London Met
If this course is for you, please make sure you also take a look at key resources for postgraduate students on our website:
Postgraduate open days: http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/events/postgraduate-open-days/
Applying for a postgraduate course: http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/applying/postgraduate/
Funding support for postgraduate students: http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/applying/funding-your-studies/
Fees vary by start point, please refer to the London Met website for accurate information.