Taught course

Health Psychology

University of Aberdeen · School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition

Entry requirements

Applicants should possess a 2:2 or higher undergraduate honours degree in Psychology (recognised as Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) by the British Psychological Society) or have completed a British Psychological Society-accredited conversion course.

Months of entry


Course content

Health Psychology is the fastest growing field of psychology in the UK. This MSc programme aims to provide you with an understanding of theories and methods in this exciting field and the ability to apply them to play an active role in helping solve the health challenges our society faces.

Successful completion of the MSc Health Psychology confers Stage 1 of the BPS training requirements for Chartered Health Psychologist status.

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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