Psychology Postgraduate Diploma

**Please note that due to the popularity of our BPS accredited courses we urge you to apply early to avoid disappointment as places are limited**

Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), our online Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology course is ideally suited to anyone who is looking pursue a career in psychology, bringing you one step closer to becoming a Chartered Psychologist.

Postgraduate Diploma Award
January, May, September Start
Online Study Mode
15 months Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

You will need:

  • 60 credits in Psychology at Level 4 or above*

In addition, you will usually need one of the following:

  • An undergraduate degree with Honours (in any subject) from a UK university or equivalent overseas qualification – at least a 2:2.
  • A Masters degree from a UK university or equivalent overseas qualification
  • A psychology degree which hasn't given you Graduate Basis for Chartership - at least a 2.2

An undergraduate degree from an overseas institution that is equivalent to the above UK qualifications. It is also important that you have a good standard of written and spoken English.

*To gain 60 credits in Psychology, you can study our online University Certificate in Psychology, which can be completed in 12 months.

If you have studied at another institution you may be able to translate some of this prior learning into credits (a maximum of two taught modules or 40 credits) towards this course. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning or RPL. This could potentially reduce the course length to a minimum of 12 months. Learn more about RPL.

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