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  Health Psychology - MSc


Staffordshire University    Health, Science and Wellbeing

Full time & Part time September MSc 10 months - 2 years
Psychology (31)

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Are you passionate about understanding the connection between psychology and health? Look no further than our MSc in Health Psychology at Staffordshire University. This accredited programme, recognized by The British Psychological Society, will equip you with the knowledge and skills to become a Chartered Psychologist and a registered Health Psychologist. Delve into fascinating topics such as health behavior, long-term conditions, and communication in healthcare settings. You'll also have the opportunity to gain practical experience through our applied therapeutic module. With small group teaching, industry-standard research facilities, and excellent support from our experienced staff, this programme is the perfect stepping stone to a successful career in health psychology. To join, you'll need a First or 2:1 (Hons) degree in Psychology or its equivalent, along with a strong interest in Health Psychology. International students should also meet specific language requirements. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to make a difference in the field of health psychology!

About the course

The first course of its kind to be accredited by The British Psychological Society (BPS), our MSc Health Psychology provides the initial step (Stage 1) towards gaining Chartered Psychologist status and registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a Health Psychologist. The course follows the BPS Division of Health Psychology framework for teaching.

The Health Psychology MSc is for individuals seeking advanced training in the application of psychological theories, methods and research to the understanding of health, illness and healthcare.

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Entry Requirements

You’ll need:

A First or 2:1 (Hons) degree (or equivalent) in Psychology as recognised by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as providing Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC).

An academic reference.

A personal statement outlining your interest in Health Psychology.

Additional requirements for overseas applicants:

If you have not completed a British Psychological Society-accredited BSc at a UK university, you must obtain Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) from the BPS and include evidence of this with your application.

If your first language is not English, you must have achieved 7.0 or above on all components of the IELTS.


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