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Health Psychology

Course Description

This course is aimed at those with a good first degree in psychology who also have the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and who wish to specialise in the psychology of health and illness. We are seeking accreditation by the BPS for the MSc in Health Psychology.

Completion of the course can lead to work directly related to health psychology but not requiring further professional training, for example, health promotion, research related to health and work within healthcare settings.

Upon accreditation by the BPS, completion of the Master¿s programme will provide the basis (stage 1) for entry to further professional training (stage 2) towards eligibility for Chartered Membership of the BPS (CPsychol), full membership of the Division of Health Psychology of the BPS, and professional practice as a Health Psychologist.

This course will provide you with not only a strong theoretical background in health psychology but also a variety of practical skills required for working in the field such as the ability to design, deliver and evaluate health interventions.

Special Features
- The Centre for Psychology Studies has a number of laboratories available for experiments and observations

- Students will have access to the Eating Behaviour Laboratory,which has equipment that enables students to measure body composition (e.g. body mass index, % body fat and visceral fat level, lean body mass, predicted bone mass). These body composition measures are used alongside other data to explore the detailed facets of health and eating behaviour

Entry Requirements

An undergraduate Honours degree (2:1 or above) conferring the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society If you have prior certificated learning or professional experience which may be equivalent to parts of this programme, the University has procedures to evaluate this learning in order to provide you with exemptions from specified modules contained within the curriculum. Please talk to us if you do not fit the standard pattern of entry qualifications

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