Taught course

Health Psychology

University of West London · School of Human and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

You must hold, or be eligible for, the Graduate Basis for Chartered membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS) with an upper second or first class award. You may also be considered if you:

  • can demonstrate evidence of practical experience relevant to health psychology
  • have attained an additional qualification relevant to health psychology
  • can show evidence during your undergraduate degree of particular strengths in health psychology.

Months of entry


Course content

This course meets the Stage 1 training requirements developed by the British Psychological Society’s (BPS) Division of Health Psychology. It will prepare you to advance to Stage 2 training, which provides Chartered Health Psychologist status.

The course covers the core BPS material, including contexts and perspectives in health psychology, research methods, and ethical, legal and professional practice issues.

You will learn from specialist staff who have a wealth of experience in both teaching and health psychology research.

Information for international students

For information please visit: https://www.uwl.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

UK students
GBP £8,000
International students
GBP £13,000

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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

Course contact details

University of West London
0800 036 8888