You require:

  • A levels (104 UCAS points - excluding General Studies) or equivalent qualifications, such as a BTEC National Diploma, Scottish Highers etc

  • GCSE Maths (minimum grade C)*

  • GCSE English Language (minimum grade C)**

We also accept Access qualifications (with a grade of 22 merits or a distinction).

English language qualification

If English is not your first language you will need an English language qualification. For this course you will need at least one of the following:

  • IELTS 6.0**

  • TOEFL 550 (paper based) 213 (computer based) or 80 (internet based)

  • Pearson Test of Academic English: 51

  • Cambridge Advanced Certificate: Pass

  • London Tests of English: we accept level 4 for undergraduate courses

  • International GCE O Level English Language: Grade C

  • International GCSE English/English as a Second Language: Grade C**

* If you don't have GCSE Maths then you can study our Certificate of Credit in Introduction to Maths in Preparation for Higher Education which is a 20 credit module designed to help you develop your mathematical skills in preparation for higher education. 

**If you have a minimum of IELTS level 4.5 you can study our Certificate of Credit in English for Academic Purposes which we will accept as evidence that you are able to perform at a suitable level of IELTS 6.0.  We will also accept the Certificate of Credit as evidence that you can perform at GCSE level.

Applying for Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC)

If you are a UK student, upon completion of this degree, you can apply for Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC). Further information is available on the BPS website.

If you are an overseas student, you will need to apply to the British Psychological Society (BPS) on an individual basis and the decision to award GBC lies solely with the remit of the BPS.