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Looking to further develop your understanding of biological, cognitive, social, and developmental psychology?

You will be ready for advanced professional training in psychology once you successfully complete our one semester Pre-masters programme.

The MSc Psychology is designed to confer Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS). GBC is the form of professional accreditation that is required for many careers that you will be qualified to specialise in.


  • One semester


  • January
  • May


  • £9,500

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Degrees Available

Programme Details

Location: UPIC at the University of Plymouth
Intake: January and May


  • Critical Thinking for Postgraduate Study
  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication for Postgraduate Study
  • Research Methods for Postgraduate Study

Full Programme Specification (PDF)


  • Counselling Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Organisational Psychology

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