Taught course

Health Psychology (Online)

Aston University · School of Life and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants with a good honours degree of 2.1 or above that confers eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the BPS will be considered (applicants with a high 2.2 and good references may be invited for interview by telephone or Skype). Students who have a Psychology degree with an equivalent grade of a 2:1 or above from a non UK institution but do not have GBC will be advised to apply to the BPS for recognition of their degree and confirmation of eligibility of GBC. This will be a requirement of securing their place on the course.

Months of entry

January, October

Course content

Our MSc Health Psychology programme is fully accredited by the BPS and allows you to study online at a pace that suits you, with no need to come onto campus.

During the course we will provide you with an in depth understanding of the theory underpinning health psychology; develop your understanding of advanced research methodology and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data to carry out independent work of publishable standard; develop awareness of the contribution and application of health psychology within multicultural and multidisciplinary settings; and develop professional and transferable skills in preparation for becoming a health psychologist.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
distance learning
18-36 months
18-36 months

Course contact details

Admissions Team
+ 44 (0)121 204 3000