University of Gloucestershire

University of Gloucestershire


Our MSc Psychology programme is designed for graduates in any area who wish to pursue a career in professional psychology. Completing this programme will qualify you for entry to further training, in areas such as forensic, occupational, clinical and sports psychology. Whether you've studied in psychology but didn't gain accreditation with the British Psychological Society (BPS), or you're looking to change career paths, this programme is suitable for you. The programme follows the core BPS curriculum, with a strong thread of cognitive neuropsychology, including practical laboratory-based sessions using the latest EEG and Virtual Reality technology.

Entry requirements

An Ordinary or Honours degree in any subject, including degrees in psychology that are not accredited by the BPS. International students need IELTS 6.5 overall (no less than 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in any other band) or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Biological and cognitive psychology; human development and individual differences; social psychology; research methods and analysis; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 4 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Park Campus Cheltenham GL50 2RH South West

Key information

Telephone number: 
03330 141414