Entry requirements

You should have a good Honours degree that confers eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Registration (GBR) of the British Psychological Society and evidence of interest in the discipline. This can be demonstrated by your choice of undergraduate modules or project area or work experience within health psychology or a related field. You may be invited for an informal interview. You will need fluent written and spoken English to study at postgraduate level. If your first language is not English, an attainment of at least IELTS 6.5 or equivalent must be demonstrated.

Months of entry


Course content

Offers in-depth understanding of theoretical and applied bases of health, illness and disease. Year one includes four core modules: Research Methods; Basic Issues in Health Psychology; Health and Life Span. Specialist topics in health psychology and data handling. Year two includes a research-based dissertation and two module options.

Information for international students

Cross-cultural health perspective forms a general theme of the course.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations20
Written coursework / continuous assessment80

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
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