This practical course opens doors to a wide variety of careers and can serve as the next step in your training to become a qualified psychologist.
Designed for both psychology and non-psychology graduates, it offers a thorough grounding in the field of psychology and its research methods, to ensure you have the knowledge and skills to begin a career in your chosen area – with a qualification recognised by the British Psychological Society.
You’ll be introduced to the core branches of psychology (cognitive, biological and developmental) and debate opposing views, before specialising in applied areas such as social and cultural psychology, motivational psychology, psychopathology and consumer psychology – delving deeper into fields that interest you.
Working in our campus laboratory, you’ll learn to design studies, conduct experiments, evaluate evidence and communicate your findings – improving your knowledge of statistical, empirical and qualitative measures, as well as your statistical analysis of data.
In your final term, you’ll undertake a research project – considering ethical implications, research techniques and evidence evaluation.
Graduate with the deep industry knowledge and transferable skills to apply to a wide range of careers – from professional psychologist to forensics, marketing, advertising, HR, education, counselling and psychotherapy.
This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), granting you eligibility for Chartered Membership (Graduate Basis) in the society – a requirement for any professional BPS postgraduate training course in psychology in the UK.
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