Taught course

Health Psychology

Institution
University of Southampton · School of Psychology
Qualifications
MSc

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

September

Course content

Human behaviour is a leading cause of physical illness world-wide. Our well-established BPS-accredited programme teaches you how psychology can be applied to improve wellbeing, prevent and manage long-term conditions. Expert lecturers in developing and testing interventions and theory have strong links to local community and clinical settings. Hands-on small group skills workshops, journal club, and a choice of optional modules enhance your learning. Graduates can progress to further training towards becoming registered, chartered, health psychologists.

Compulsory modules include: Optional modules include: Introduction to CBT; Social and Psychological Approaches to Understanding Sexual Health; Apprenticeship in Health Psychology (similar to a placement).

Optional modules include: Introduction to CBT; Social and Psychological Approaches to Understanding Sexual Health; Apprenticeship in Health Psychology (similar to a placement).

Information for international students

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/international.page

Fees and funding

University funding may be available and from the South Coast Doctoral Training Partnership.

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/fees-funding/pg-fees-funding.page

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

Course contact details

Name
Environmental and Life Sciences
Email
pgtapply.fshs@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 3483