The Open University "Investigating Psychology 2" module now open for registration

13th August 2019

Following approval of the new Sport and Exercise Psychology Accreditation Route (SEPAR), BASES can now provide more information about our partnership with The Open University, which has been developed to offer BASES members access to the 'Investigating Psychology 2' online module.

This 60-credit module covers the core areas of social, cognitive, biological and developmental psychology, providing the "evidence of underpinning psychology knowledge" required to undertake the SEPAR for members who do not currently hold an accredited psychology qualification.

The registration deadline is 10 September - BASES must receive completed registration forms by this date to commence study in the 2019-20 academic year. Please complete this short module pre-registration form and we will send you the registration documents and instructions on how to register.

Course Provider: The Open University

Module Title / Code: Investigating Psychology 2 / DE200

Course fees: Fees for the DE200 module vary depending on which country within the United Kingdom you are a resident of:

  • England: £3012
  • Scotland: £1008
  • Wales: £1008
  • Northern Ireland: £1008

Module Dates: 1 Oct 2019 – 30 Jun 2020

Entry requirements: Candidates must have completed an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject (i.e. sport and/or exercise science-related) and have completed, be undertaking, or be registered on a Sport and/or Exercise Psychology Masters course.

Registration deadline: Tuesday 10 September 2019

How to register: Candidates will need to download, complete and return a signed registration agreement to BASES by the registration deadline (10 September) and arrange payment with The Open University.

To receive a copy of the registration documents please complete the Investigating Psychology 2 pre-registration form and we will email the registration documents to you.

Module Content Summary: DE200 Investigating Psychology 2 is the level 2 core module for The Open University's BPS validated psychology qualification. It provides a critical overview of psychological knowledge in the core areas of social, cognitive, biological and developmental psychology, as well as a selection of psychological research methods. It covers a substantial part of the content, knowledge and skills required to become a professional psychologist.

More information can be found on the BASES website. If you have any other queries regarding the course or the SEPAR programme, please contact


BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.

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