University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham


This is a postgraduate conversion course for students who wish to pursue a professional career in psychology (i.e. in clinical psychology, educational psychology, occupational psychology or other areas) but who do not hold an Honours degree in psychology or do not have eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) from the British Psychological Society; diploma students attend a selection of 2nd and 3rd year undergraduate modules to cover the British Psychological Society core areas, and elective modules in an area of applied psychology.

Entry requirements

2.2 (Lower 2nd Class Honours degree or international equivalent); applicants must have completed 60 credits of taught psychology modules prior to the course; they must also have a maths qualification equivalent to grade C at GCSE; IELTS:6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element); TOEFL IBT:87 with no less than 21 in listening, 22 in reading, 23 in speaking and 21 in writing.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time £ 6,010 per Academic year (home fees) 9 months
PgDip Full-time £ 17,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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Key information

Course Coordinator, School of Psychology
Telephone number: 
0115 846 7238