University of Gloucestershire

University of Gloucestershire

Applied Psychology

The programme is designed for professionals who want to continue their personal development and develop skills of using psychology to inform their work in a range of areas, including business, criminal justice and mental health; the core of the programme focuses on professional and consultancy skills, including methods of enquiry for evidence based decision making; in addition, students learn theories of individual psychology that underpin professional work, and choose from a range of modules offering applications of psychology in a range of professional domains; the programme culminates in a independent research project where students use the knowledge and skills gained to inform practice.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in any discipline.

Course modules

Modules include: The practitioner consultant; research for professional practice; psychological well-being; understanding mental health and illness; psychology of the individual; counselling and development in the workplace.

Assessment methods

Assessments include case studies, research projects, evaluations, presentations, and personal reflections; this diverse range of assessment methods which ensures that the theoretical, professional, reflective and practical elements of the course are addressed.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 10,750 per Whole course (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 4,860 per Whole course (home fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time £ 4,860 per Whole course (home fees) 24 months
MSc Part-time £ 10,750 per Whole course (overseas fees) 24 months
PgCert Full-time £ 1,795 per Academic year (home fees) 4 months
PgCert Part-time £ 1,795 per Whole course (home fees) 8 months
Full-time £ 3,590 per Whole course (home fees) 8 months
Part-time £ 3,590 per Whole course (home fees) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Francis Close Hall Cheltenham GL50 4AZ South West

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Key information

Guidance and Recruitment Office
Telephone number: 
01242 714500