London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

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.

Course Modules

Core modules: Cognitive and developmental psychology; individual differences and social psychology; psychobiology and psychological research methods; further research methods and project. Optional modules (1 to be chosen from): Psychopathology; forensic psychology; work and business psychology.

Course Additional Entry

A degree with at least lower 2nd Class Honours (or overseas equivalent); grade C or above in GCSE Mathematics (or equivalent) and; completed our University Certificate in Psychology for Graduates (by Distance Learning) course or obtained 60 credits in any combination of biological, cognitive, developmental, personality and social psychology, and research methods (including statistics) with another institution. UK students are also expected to have Grade C or above in GCSE English, and international students are expected to meet the University's English language qualification requirements.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
PgDip £7,800  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
PgDip £5,310  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
PgDip £885  Credit module. First year home fees