Brunel University London

Course Introduction

The programme provides a postgraduate qualification enabling students from a range of backgrounds to gain Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership in Psychology of the British Psychological Society (BPS). Moreover, the programme provides a sound knowledge of the diverse approaches to the study of behaviour encompassed within the core areas of psychology. Finally, the programme emphasises the development of transferable knowledge, analytic expertise and research skills, which will be useful across the diverse areas of employment that attract psychology graduates and as a basis for further advanced study within the discipline (e.g. PhD, ClinPsyD, DEdPsy).

Course Modules

Compulsory modules include: conceptual and historical issues in psychology; developmental psychology; individual differences; social psychology; statistics in psychology; dissertation.

Course Additional Entry

A UK 1st or 2nd Class (2.1) Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in a natural science, social science or a non'BPS accredited degree in psychology. GCSE grade C (or equivalent) in mathematics. Applicants with other degrees and disciplines with relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis and may be interviewed either in person or by telephone. IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas) or Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores) or BrunELT: 65 per cent (min 60 per cent in all areas).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £14,100  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £8,350  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £7,050  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,175  Academic year. First year home fees