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MSc Psychology (BPS)

This MSc Psychology online degree offers you the chance of a career change towards becoming a professional psychologist, regardless of your previous studies.

Quick Facts

Part-time Duration: 1.5 to 5 years
Starting in: January, April
Tuition Fee: £8,500 (UK), £8,500 (International)
Location: Online

Arden University’s unique MSc Psychology online degree allows you to study psychology at the postgraduate level without any previous studies in the field. We accept bachelor’s graduates from any background with a passion for uncovering the secrets of the human mind. This programme is fully accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), which ensures the highest quality standards for your psychology degree.

Why study this master’s degree at Arden University

  • This programme is a conversion course, meaning you can study it without having to previously graduate a bachelor’s degree in psychology.
  • A programme that’s ideal for individuals looking for a career change.
  • Fast start and track to a career in psychology.
  • Study flexibility and online course delivery lets you study while you work.
  • Strong focus on employment after graduation.
  • 95% of graduates are employed or in further study within 6 months of graduation.
  • 24/7 access to all study materials online.
  • No fixed lecture times.
  • Use your Advanced Research Project to apply your studies directly to your workplace.

Programme accreditation and careers

This Psychology honours degree is fully accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and will prepare graduates to continue on successful career paths in a variety of industries from HR to clinical research. Successful graduates will be eligible for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the BPS – the basic requirement to train as a professional psychologist.

With further specialized training, Psychology graduates go on to careers as psychotherapists, psychology counsellor, occupational psychologist, school counsellor, human resource officer, play therapist, forensic psychologist, organizational psychologist (I-O), and more.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) updates

Our current intake is open. We are continuing to deliver an undisrupted learning experience across all our courses. We are Distance Learning specialists with more than 25 years’ experience delivering education online.

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