Comments about Graduate Diploma in Psychology - At the institution - Birmingham - West Midlands
Candidates must have a good honours degree (minimum 2.2) from a UK institution in any subject but including a minimum of 60 credits of psychology at honours degree level, and GCSE mathematics (Grade C or above). Applications from overseas students with good oral and written English language skills are welcomed.
Graduate Diploma in Psychology
The Graduate Diploma in Psychology is designed for those wishing to pursue a career as a professional psychologist and who do not possess a first degree which confers eligibility for Graduate Basis for Registration (GBR) with the British Psychological Society. GBR is the first step in becoming a Chartered Psychologist and a necessary requirement for many postgraduate programmes (e.g. MSc in Health Psychology).
Outline of programme
The programme has the following compulsory modules:
• Thinking and reasoning
• Child development
• Brain and behaviour
• Social psychology
• Advanced research methods
• Advanced statistics
• Contemporary issues in psychology.
Candidates who can show prior learning in a module may, under certain circumstances, take an elective module in its place.