Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University


The programme provides a route to become registered with the British Psychological Society (BPS) for graduates from other disciplines who wish to pursue a professional career in psychology.

Entry requirements

A degree not accredited by the PBS and a minimum of 20 credits in psychology at Certificate level (SCQF 7) or above; In some cases, there may be a recommendation of a further 40 credits of psychology prior to entry. However, if no psychology has been studied in the degree, it is possible to take the required number of psychology credits before starting on the programme. If this is the case then a conditional acceptance to the programme will be given which will be conditional on successful completion of these credits.
International students whose 1st language is not English are required to demonstrate evidence of satisfactory competence by completing an IELTS test with a score of at least 6.0 (with no single element below 5.5) or by holding another recognised qualification.

Course modules

Modules include: Advanced research methods; personality and individual differences; development psychology; biopsychology and neuroscience; human cognition; social psychology; the empirical project spans trimesters 2 and 3.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on coursework and examination.

Sponsorship information

Some students are eligible for tuition fee support. The fees and financial support that are relevant to you depend on where you lived before coming to university. Scholarships of £1,000 are available to all international students; there are no special application forms for scholarships and decisions will be made on the basis of the information provided with the application forms.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Graduate Diploma Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
Graduate Diploma Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow G4 0BA Scotland

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Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
0141 331 8630