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MSc - Health Psychology (Online option available)


Online Aston University    College of Health and Life Sciences

Full time See Course MSc 1 year full-time (18 months to three years online)

About the course

Study our British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited Health Psychology MSc at Aston University, Birmingham and discover more about how biology, psychology, behaviour, and social factors influence health and illness.

Location: Aston University, Birmingham

Course outline and modules

Health psychology investigates how the way we behave influences health, illness, and how we care for people living with long-term conditions. 

A health psychologist uses their knowledge of psychology to understand health behaviours and to develop psychological interventions to support behaviour change. They perform a vital role in a variety of areas such as:

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Entry Requirements

Upper second class honours (2:1) or above Psychology degree that is accredited by the BPS. This ensures that students are eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered (GBC) membership of the British Psychological Society (BPS). Students who are applying from outside the UK, or who do not have a BPS accredited Bachelor’s degree in Psychology must check directly with the BPS to see if they qualify for GBC. More information on international degree requirements can be found on our Aston in your country webpage.

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