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Health Psychology (2 years part-time) (MSc)


Northumbria University Psychology

Part time September MSc 2 years part-time

About the course

Our MSc in Health Psychology covers the application of psychological theories, research and methodologies to the study of health and disease processes. This British Psychological Society accredited, master's course is ideal for those looking for a career in health psychology.

Using a blend of research led teaching and practical experiences, on this course you will explore:

  • the theoretical models of health psychology and how they are applied in practice
  • how individual differences influence health through the lifespan
  • the management of health from individual to societal level
  • show psychological factors get inside the body and lead to illness

You will learn from an expert team with a variety of health-related backgrounds and excellent research records. Through our experience and networks

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree in Psychology (or MSc equivalent), or a minimum of a 2:1 in another subject including relevant work experience.

Applicants must produce a personal statement detailing their reasons for applying to the Health Psychology course at Northumbria University. In some cases, applicants will be required to answer additional questions related to research methods and background knowledge into Health Psychology.

International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 6 in each component (or approved equivalent*).


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