Entry requirements

Upper second-class honours degree in psychology, including statistics modules; other degrees considered in conjunction with an approved BPS conversion course. Experience of working in a mental health setting is desirable.

Months of entry


Course content

Explore Health Psychology at a global top 100* university.

Human behaviour is a leading cause of physical illness world-wide. This BPS-accredited programme teaches you how psychology can be applied to improve wellbeing and prevent and manage long-term conditions.

You'll be taught by expert lecturers in developing and testing interventions and theory, who also have strong links to local community and clinical settings. You'll enhance your learning with hands-on small group skills workshops and through a choice of optional modules to shape your course to your interests.

Upon graduation you can progress to further training towards becoming a registered, chartered Health Psychologist.

*QS World University Rankings 2023.

Information for international students

International applicants are required to have an overall IELTS score of 7.0 overall with a minimum score of 6.5 in each sub-score (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

NIHR Pre-Doctoral Fellowships may be used to fund MSc studies. If you are interested in a career in research methodology or are a practicing clinician, you might be eligible for this funding. Check out the NIHR Pre-Doctoral Fellowships and the HEE/NIHS Pre-doctoral Clinical Academic Fellowship Schemes on their website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
+44 (0)23 8059 3483