Regent's University London

Regent's University London


This programme is aimed at graduates who wish to convert an existing degree into a recognised psychology qualification. It covers key sub-disciplines of psychology, and provides extensive training in research skills. It includes a broad overview of the subject, promoting critical appraisal in relation to psychological models, theories and methodologies. Attendees will conduct practical research exercises and will produce a substantial research-based dissertation. The programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society and therefore confers Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC). The programme is designed to deliver a thorough grounding in all core areas of psychology, ensuring that you will be able to pursue a career in your chosen field upon completion. It is likely that you will want or need the GBC in order to pursue your chosen career within psychology or you have decided to change careers into psychology. Key components of the programme include: Social, cognitive, developmental, bio-evolutionary and cultural psychology modules; extensive training in research techniques; individual support from highly qualified academic staff.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a lower-2nd class UK Honours undergraduate degree or its international equivalent from a recognised institution. Other equivalent international qualifications as recommended by the National Academic Recognition Information Centre will be accepted. If you are unsure as to the comparability of your qualification, please contact us. In most cases English and Maths at GCSE level are required. Exceptional entry; We also welcome applications from candidates who do not meet the essential entry criteria outlined above. In order to be accepted for exceptional entry, you must provide a 1000-word personal statement outlining your reasons for applying, and how your previous experience is of relevance to the programme you are applying for. Be prepared to attend an interview with the Postgraduate Admissions Panel. If your native language is not English you must provide evidence of your English proficiency, such as IELTS with an overall score of 7.0.

Course modules

Bio-Evolutionary Psychology; cognitive psychology; social psychology and individual difference; research methods 1; conceptual and historic issues in psychology; cultural psychology; developmental psychology; research methods 2; empirical research project with research methods 3.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based upon assignments, examinations and the delivery of an original research project of an empirical nature.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,800 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,800 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,800 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,800 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,800 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Regent's University London London NW1 4NS London

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