Taught course

Psychology of Health and Well-being

City, University of London · Department of Psychology

Entry requirements

You will be expected to have a first degree (2:2 class or above, or international equivalent from an approved institution of higher education) in a related field (e.g. psychology, nursing, allied health, health sciences, social care).

Applicants without a first degree may be required to demonstrate academic aptitude for the programme (e.g. via a formative assessment, or professional or other qualifications) or experience of working in the health or social care sector.
Please note that international students applying for a study visa are required to have a degree equivalent to a minimum UK 2.2.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme explores the role of psychology in improving both physical and mental well-being across a range of diverse populations. Through teaching by profession specific experts and undertaking work-based placements you will develop transferable skills to help you develop your career in health and well-being.

The programme provides an excellent grounding in theory and research if you wish to pursue a career in health, well-being, research and or social care sectors. It is made up of flexible module options so you can tailor your programme and opportunities for skills development through supervised placements.
If you are currently a health or social care professional you will be able to incorporate behavioural and psychological approaches to improving health and self-care into your current work. The course is suitable for graduate psychologists, healthcare and well-being professionals working in the NHS, third-sector and private practice or the wider health field.

Fees and funding

Please visit: https://www.city.ac.uk/prospective-students/courses/postgraduate/psychology-of-health-and-well-being

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0)20 7040 5000