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Full time & Part time See Course MSc FT 12 months, PT 24 months
Psychology (31)

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Embark on a rewarding journey with our MSc Health Psychology programme, accredited by the British Psychological Society. Dive into the fascinating realm where psychology intersects with health, illness, and healthcare. Uncover the art of enhancing healthcare outcomes through tailored interventions. Delve into key theories, behaviour change strategies, and the impact of social-cultural factors on health. Our dynamic curriculum includes advanced research methods and offers the opportunity to attend research seminars. With a focus on flexible learning, you can opt for full-time or part-time study, accommodating your schedule. Benefit from voluntary work placements in diverse settings and gain hands-on experience. Engage in blended learning, combining asynchronous materials with interactive sessions. The programme culminates in a dissertation unit, where you will lead a research project under expert mentorship. To join this enriching experience, a minimum Upper Second honours degree in psychology with Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership is required. Take the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist and a Registered Health Psychologist with our esteemed MSc Health Psychology programme.

About the course

Are you interested in how psychology can be applied to health, illness and healthcare, and how interventions can be used to improve outcomes and the experience of healthcare?

Our MSc in Health Psychology is designed for students interested in a career in health psychology and has been accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

On successful completion of a BPS-accredited MSc in Health Psychology, students who hold BPS Graduate Basis for Chartership can continue to Stage 2 training to become Chartered Psychologists with the BPS and to become registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as Registered Health Psychologists.

You will learn from staff at the Manchester Centre for Health Psychology , covering topics such as:

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Entry Requirements

An honours degree (minimum Upper Second) in psychology that confers Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) status with the British Psychological Society (BPS).

If you are unsure whether your degree gives you eligibility, you can check whether your degree was accredited for your intake year on the BPS website. Home students with a degree that is not listed may need to take an accredited conversion course prior to applying. If you are an overseas student and your degree was not accredited by the BPS you can apply for graduate membership on the BPS website.

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