Taught course

Health Psychology

Institution
University of Southampton · Social Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Upper second-class degree in psychology including statistics modules and preferably knowledge of SPSS.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This BPS-accredited programme is designed for graduates who wish to undertake an in-depth study of the application of psychological knowledge and theory to health issues. We provide a thorough grounding in health psychology and its application to real-world health problems. Successful completion of an accredited MSc is the essential first step towards further training to becoming a registered and chartered health psychologist. It is possible to take individual modules as freestanding continuing education programmes.

Core modules: Psychology and the Delivery of Healthcare; Biopsychosocial Aspects of Health; Psychosocial Aspects of Illness and Disability; Applied Research Methods.

Optional modules: you may choose from a list of modules, including Introduction to CBT, Current and Emerging Issues in Psycho-oncology and Pain Research, Apprenticeship in Health Psychology Plus dissertation

For further information, please visit our website.

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 and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
27 months

Course contact details

Name
Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences
Email
pgtapply.fshms@soton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 3483