This BPS-accredited programme is designed for graduates who wish to undertake an in-depth study of the application of psychological knowledge and theory to health issues. We provide a thorough grounding in health psychology and its application to real-world health problems. Successful completion of an accredited MSc is the essential first step towards further training to becoming a registered and chartered health psychologist. It is possible to take individual modules as freestanding continuing education programmes.
Core modules: Psychology and the Delivery of Healthcare; Biopsychosocial Aspects of Health; Psychosocial Aspects of Illness and Disability; Applied Research Methods. Optional modules: you may choose from a list of modules, including Introduction to CBT, Current and Emerging Issues in Psycho-oncology and Pain Research, Apprenticeship in Health Psychology Plus dissertation.