Oxford Brookes University Psychology Qualifying Certificate

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Psychology Qualifying Certificate

Qualifying certificate

The Qualifying Certificate in Psychology is designed to enable students with no previous experience of psychology in higher education to acquire sufficient knowledge and skills to study at FHEQ level 5/6 (second or third year of full-time study) at a UK university.
It is is offered as an entry qualification for the Oxford Brookes MSc Psychology which is needed for Graduate Basis for Chartered membership to the British Psychological Society, and also meets the entry requirements for other universities’ psychology conversion courses.
The course is available from September for part-time students, and from January for full-time and part-time students.

Why choose this course?

  • Oxford Brookes has one of the largest groups of developmental psychologists in the UK along with expertise in cognitive neuroscience and qualitative methods.
  • Excellent opportunities for progression into courses across psychology, education and health.
  • State-of-the-art facilities including a video observation lab, Babylab, action research lab and perception lab.
  • Strong connections through joint research projects with partners in health, education and industry.
  • A comprehensive programme of research seminars offered by the department as well as specialist seminars organised by individual research groups.

Course details

To pass with a Qualifying Certificate in Psychology you must pass four modules in psychology. This must include at least one module from Level 5.

The alternative compulsory modules are:
1 module from:

U24127 Cognitive Psychology – level 5
U24130 Biological Psychology – level 5
U24132 Social Psychology – level 5
U24135 Developmental Psychology – level 5
U24125 Personality and Individual Differences – level 5

Min 1, Max 2 modules from: Cognitive/Biological psychology at level 4 or 5:
U24101 Foundations of Cognitive Psychology – level 4
U24127 Cognitive Psychology – level 5
U24105 Foundation of Biological Psychology –level 4
U24130 Biological Psychology – level 5

Min 1, Max 2 modules from: Social/Developmental/Personality at level 4 or 5:
U24102 Foundations of Social Psychology – level 4
U24132 Social Psychology – level 5
U24104 Foundations of Developmental Psychology – level 4
U24135 Developmental Psychology – level 5
U24125 Personality and Individual Differences – level 5