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Entry requirements

You should have a degree equivalent to UK first-class or upper second-class honours (2:1 or above) in psychology, as well as the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society. You will also need to demonstrate attaining a minimum of upper second-class honours (2:1 or above) in your dissertation module (or equivalent final-year research project), evidencing this by supplying a detailed copy of your degree transcript (or equivalent). An interview may form part of the selection process.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Equipping you with the knowledge base and practical skills required to become a scientific practitioner in health settings, this course aligns with the first stage of postgraduate training in health psychology for Psychology graduates who already have the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society. You will gain an advanced knowledge and understanding of health psychology theory and practice, as well as discover the application of health psychology across all aspects of health, illness and disability. Gaining the core skills in health psychology stipulated by the British Psychological Society, you will develop the enhanced interpersonal, evaluative, technical and creative skills needed to assess health issues and design appropriate interventions. You will also gain analytical and problem-solving skills, advanced research skills and other transferable skills to prepare you for postgraduate employment or further study in health psychology and beyond. The course offers a blended learning experience, combining the benefits of in-person teaching with the flexibility of online learning.

Fees and funding

If you are a prospective UK student who will be joining this taught Masters degree in academic year 2023/24, tuition fees are still to be announced. You are advised to check this page regularly and once the position has been confirmed we will update this information.EU/EEA and Swiss students who have settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, as well as Irish nationals, may be eligible for the UK tuition fee rate.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Assessment

You will be assessed through a combination of written assessments, oral presentation, project work and a dissertation.

Course contact details

Phone
+44(0)1695 575171