What will I learn?

This 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 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. Converting your degree to a new subject area can be a considerable challenge. Participants on this course value the close and supportive relationship between staff and students, achieved during face-to-face interaction in the classroom, laboratory practicals and personal tutor meetings. You will also find that the other graduates in your cohort provide an important source of social support as you all undergo this intensive learning experience. Our philosophy on this course is to build on your existing graduate skills and attributes, and to focus on addressing your particular needs. The course is taught by a team of chartered psychologists who are committed to offering an excellent student experience. They can also provide advice on career routes and academic progression, including specialisation in forensic psychology or occupational psychology.

Which department am I in?

School of Natural and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
£14,250.00 (US$ 18,434) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2020


Francis Close Hall Campus (Cheltenham)

Swindon Road,




GL50 4AZ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students who hold successful completion of 4 year Bachelor degree with minimum 70%/GPA 2.7 out of 4.0 will be considered for Postgraduate (Masters). Postgraduate (Research): MRes applicants must have successfully completed a 3 or 4 year Bachelors degree with a minimum GPA 3.0 or successful completion of 4 year Bachelor degree with minimum 70%. ?IELTS 6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in any component.

For international students

EU and international students need IELTS 6.0 overall (no less than 5.5 in any other band) or equivalent.

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About this uni

Set across three campuses, the University of Gloucestershire offers the chance to explore some of the most beautiful landscapes in the UK.

  • Top 10 in the UK for student support (Whatuni Awards 2017)
  • 50 clubs and societies for students to join
  • 94% graduates in work within six months (DLHE 2015/16)
  • Silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2017)