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Our online postgraduate certificate programme in Psychology is aimed at professionals looking to further their careers and gain knowledge they can apply immediately in their work.

Academic requirements

Both educational qualifications and work experience are taken into consideration when you apply to the University.

For admission to this programme, you will be expected to have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in psychology or a master’s degree in psychology from an accredited college or university, or
  • A degree in another discipline or an Ofqual-recognised Level 6 qualification, and at least two years of work experience, and GCSE Grade 3 (grade C) or GCE O Level pass in Mathematics and English, or an equivalent qualification

You may still be able to participate in a postgraduate programme if you do not have the qualifications listed above, provided you can satisfy the University that you are suitably qualified to undertake a postgraduate programme. In addition, you must have at least two years of work experience and a GCSE Grade 3 (grade C) or GCE O Level pass in Mathematics and English, or an equivalent qualification.


English proficiency

If English is not your native language, you will need to demonstrate English proficiency comparable to IELTS 6.5 overall (7 for Academic Reading/Writing), TEEP 6.5, TOEFL 570 paper-based or 88 internet-based (22 for reading/writing), GCSE C.

International students who require the IELTS may find this free course helpful:
Inside IELTS: Preparing for the Test with the Experts.

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The course has really helped me to consolidate my subject knowledge in Psychology and push my students to higher levels.

Sarah Cusworth - Psychology - United Kingdom
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