A solid foundation in psychology can be relevant in a wide variety of fields, as well as being a requirement for pursuing further training to practice as a psychologist.**

With this British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited* MSc in Psychology, you will be eligible to apply for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the BPS, which is a necessary first step if you would like to pursue further education in a specialist area of psychology aiming towards registration as a chartered psychologist in the UK.** Requirements for registration as a psychologist vary and you should find out about the regulations in your country.

Psychology can be useful in range of other roles** including:

  • Market Analysts
  • HR Managers
  • Lifestyle Coaches
  • Recruitment Managers
  • Customer Support Managers
  • Training Managers
  • Social Workers
  • Organisational Consultants
  • Community Relations Officers
  • Child Care Workers
  • Behavioural Analysts

Working as a psychologist in the UK

Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership is one of the eligibility criteria for BPS-approved master’s and doctoral programmes, which is one of the first steps in the process leading to registration as a chartered psychologist in the UK.** See the career progression map below for details.

Career Map

Chartered Psychologist


* Many countries have their own accrediting bodies, and degree recognition differs from country to country. If you reside outside of the United Kingdom, please review your country of residence’s requirements to confirm recognition of your programme.

** The MSc in Psychology is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology or counselling professional without additional education. The University of Liverpool Online Programmes does not offer programmes that lead to professional licensure. Please review the career map for further details. Career options may require additional experience, training or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree programme.

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