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Full time & Part time September MSc One year full-time, or flexible part-time study over two or three years

About the course

Designed and delivered in collaboration with researchers and practitioners within the field, the Health Psychology course will give you the opportunity to explore the many ways in which psychology can be applied to an understanding of health and illness and to modern healthcare systems.

Health Psychology benefits from two distinctive strands especially pertinent to working as a contemporary health psychologist; social and cultural diversity and inter-professional relationships.

Course modules

The MSc consists of theoretical, work-related and research-based modules which are described below. Please note that ALL modules are compulsory for successful completion of the award and for recognition by the accrediting body. There are no optional modules

  • Theories and Perspectives in Health

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Entry Requirements

Applicants are usually expected to possess a First or 2:1 award from a BPS-accredited psychology course. Students with a 2.2 award will be considered on a case-by-case basis. We will consider applications from students with non-Psychology undergraduate awards of 2.1 or above where candidates can justify significant experience in a health context and/or knowledge of health practices, policies and systems.

Applicants may be required to attend an interview as part of the selection process. If you are unable to attend, alternative arrangements may be made

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