University of Westminster

University of Westminster


This conversion course is designed for graduates who wish to pursue a career in psychology but need to acquire the graduate basis for chartered membership (GBC) of the british psychological society (BPS).

Entry requirements

Honours degree with 2.1 or above, or equivalent (2.2 considered with evidence of further academic or professional achievement). Applicants should be able to demonstrate competence in mathematics, for example through having obtained GSCE mathematics (or equivalent). Candidates whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5. The University offers pre-sessional summer programmes for students who need to improve their English before starting the course.

Course modules

Developmental and differential psychology; project for psychology; psychobiology and cognitive psychology; qualitative research methods; quantitative research methods; social psychology and conceptual issues in psychology; plus optional modules; work experience in a psychological setting; health and the lifespan; psychology literature project; developing business communications; specialist topics in applied psychology; conflict resolution and negotiation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time day £ 1,000 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time day £ 1,450 per Credit module (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cavendish Street Westminster W1W 6UW South East

Key information

Course Enquiries Office
Telephone number: 
020 7911 5000