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  Health Psychology MSc


University of Stirling    Psychology

Full time & Part time September PGDip, PGCert, MSc 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time Award winner
Psychology (31)

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Unleash your potential with the Health Psychology MSc programme at the University of Stirling. Dive into the intricate study of psychological and behavioural processes in health, illness, and healthcare. Gain a deep understanding of how psychological, behavioural, and cultural factors impact physical health and illness. Through experiential learning and real-world applications, you'll develop the skills to support individuals dealing with health challenges and promote healthier lifestyles. The course offers an observational placement in diverse healthcare settings, preparing you for a rewarding career as a professional Health Psychologist. Benefit from outstanding laboratory facilities, cutting-edge equipment, and expert technical support. With a minimum 2.1 honours degree in Psychology or related field, or a Psychology (Conversion) degree, you can embark on this transformative journey. Join us and pave your way towards a fulfilling career in the dynamic field of Health Psychology.

About the course

Health psychology is the study of psychological and behavioural processes in health, illness, and healthcare. It is concerned with understanding how psychological, behavioural, and cultural factors contribute to physical health and illness.

Health Psychologists promote healthier lifestyles. They try to find ways to encourage people to improve their health and also to improve the healthcare system as a whole. For example, helping people to lose weight or stop smoking, or advising healthcare providers on better ways to communicate with their patients.

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a 2.1 honours degree in Psychology or related subject or a Psychology (Conversion) degree with Merit.

A qualification recognised by British Psychological Society giving Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership is preferred.

Students accepted without a BPS-recognised qualification and intending to progress to BPS Stage Two training towards practitioner health psychologist status will be required to undertake an accredited Psychology conversion course following this programme.




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