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PgD Psychology

Course Description

Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS) is an entry requirement for the majority of postgraduate training courses in psychology, for example clinical, health, educational, occupational and forensic psychology.

This programme is accredited to confer eligibility for the GBC if the minimum standard of an overall pass of 50% is achieved. This is the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist and is an entry requirement for the majority of postgraduate training courses in psychology.

You will undertake seven core BPS accredited modules, from the existing BSc (Hons) Psychology programme, including an empirical research project. The core modules cover the breadth of the BPS curriculum - cognitive psychology, biological psychology, social psychology, developmental psychology, individual differences, conceptual and historical issues and research methods.

Core modules

- Advanced Research Methods
- Personality and Individual Differences
- Developmental Psychology
- Biopsychology and Neuroscience
- Human Cognition
- Social Psychology
- Empirical Project

Visit the PgD Psychology page on the Glasgow Caledonian University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

UK honours degree (or equivalent) not accredited by the BPS and a minimum of 20 credits in psychology at Certificate level (SCQF 7) or above.In some cases, there may be a recommendation for a further 40 credits of psychology prior to entry. However it is possible to take the required number of psychology credits before starting on the programme. If this is the case, a conditional acceptance to the programme will be given which will be conditional on successful completion of these credits.IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5

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