Postgraduate study may be required to qualify for some roles in psychology, or there may be areas in which you want to specialise and/or develop your knowledge further. Postgraduate study and training is a requirement to become a Chartered Psychologist and to register as a practitioner psychologist with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC). Further information about postgraduate study is published by the British Psychological Society here, along with advice about how to find the right course for you.

If you wish to continue your studies at Kent, the following postgraduate courses are available:

Cognitive Psychology/Neuropsychology MSc
Developmental Psychology   MSc
Forensic Psychology MSc
Organisational and Business Psychology  PCert, PDip, MSc
Political Psychology  MSc
Social Psychology  MSc

You should consider the financial implications of further study as well as selecting a programme that suits your interests, learning style and future career aspirations. The following websites are a good starting point for exploring postgraduate options, but you may also benefit from talking to a Careers Consultant about your particular situation. You can book an appointment with our Employability Officer using this link.

It is also worth investigating what further study options the University has to offer as you may find the perfect course for yourself in an institution you already know. There are also sometimes financial benefits of staying on such as a fee discount to Alumnifind out your funding options here.