Taught course

Health Psychology

Sheffield Hallam University · Psychology

Entry requirements

Applicants need one of the following;

• BSc or BA Psychology with a 2.1 or above.

• BSc or BA in a closely related discipline (e.g., health, social, community care) with a 2.1 or above.

Applications from students who have achieved a 2.2 degree will be considered by the course leadership team.

Months of entry


Course content

Improve your work and study approach in health psychology on a course that can help qualify you to progress to stage two of the British Psychological Society (BPS) qualification.

  • Meet the British Psychological Society's (BPS) Stage 1 requirements for progression to becoming a Health Psychologist.
  • Gain knowledge, skills, values and academic approach to secure employment or career development within a variety of health-related settings.

Successfully completing the course provides you with the skills to progress onto Stage 2 Health Psychology training including the BPS accredited Doctoral Programme in Health Psychology, which provides eligibility for registration as a Practitioner Health Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council.

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

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