You will be required to meet at least one of the below requirements:
hold a higher second class honours degree or above in an internationally recognised undergraduate program
If you hold a lower-second class honours degree, you may also be considered. Such candidates will normally be asked to produce evidence of academic capability, such as an essay, before being considered for admission.
If you have previous educational experience you will be considered for admission to the programme however, recognition of prior learning is limited to a maximum of 60 credits. Students will require a minimum of 180 credits in psychology in order to meet the requirements for the GBC. Applicants with a disability and applicants from all ethnic groups will be encourage
We would consider your application if you have undertaken a British Psychological Society accredited psychology degree but who have failed to either pass the empirical psychology project or achieve at least a lower second class honours degree.
provide evidence of a GCSE Grade ‘C’ in Mathematics (or internationally recognised equivalent)
apply for a DBS check before being permitted to engage in the dissertation research project if necessary
DBS checks may also be required if you wish to engage in Changemaker and/or STEAM events.
A personal statement demonstrating self-awareness, self-reflection, sensitivity to issues of difference and equality as well as commitment to anti-oppressive practice will be required.
The Psychology MSc degree has been specifically set up to accommodate students with a strong interest and passion for psychology and who are looking to explore the different options for careers in psychology. This psychology course has also been designed for those without an undergraduate degree in psychology or a related field but who still have a strong foundational understanding and wish to gain the knowledge and skills fit for employability.