Applied Psychology

Robert Gordon University


Applied Psychology course is designed to allow those without a psychology undergraduate degree to develop the wide-range of subject-specific and generic skills required for a career as a professional Psychologist. It will enable you to scientifically study individuals, the mind and behaviour, to make a lasting positive impact on people and society.

The modules will focus on Applied Psychology; using knowledge of psychology to understand real-world problems and create changes in areas such as education, the workplace, mental health and psychological well-being, counselling, physical health and illness, behaviour change, forensic and legal settings, sport and exercise, and social problems such as prejudice and discrimination.

You can exit after Stage 1 with PgCert Applied Psychology.

You can exit after Stage 2 with PgDip Applied Psychology.

Entry Requirements

A 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in subject areas related to social science, education, health and social care.

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

12-36 months


School of Applied Social Studies

SCQF Level