MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert - Health Psychology

De Montfort University    Faculty of Health & Life Sciences

Full time & Part time September MSc, PGDip, PGCert 1 year full time, 2 or 3 years part time (flexible)
Psychology (31)

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Are you passionate about psychology and its application in the field of healthcare? Look no further than our MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert in Health Psychology. This programme, accredited by the British Psychological Society, offers a comprehensive understanding of health and illness, and how psychology can be applied in modern healthcare systems. With a focus on interprofessional learning and transferable skills, you'll benefit from the expertise of our research-active staff and have the opportunity to present your own innovative research. Whether you're a recent graduate or a seasoned professional, this programme will enhance your employability in a range of health and social care careers.

About the course

Health psychology is an expanding area of global employment with opportunities for graduates in hospitals, universities and community-based and local authority organisations. Designed and delivered in collaboration with researchers and practitioners within the field, this 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.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants are usually expected to possess (or be predicted to obtain) 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.


2024/25 full-time tuition fees for UK students: £9,800.
2024/25 tuition fees for EU and international students: £16,800

Part-time fees: £710 per 15-credit taught module.

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