MSc Clinical and Health Psychology / Overview
Year of entry: 2019
- Degree awarded
- 12 months FT, 24 months PT
- Entry requirements
We require an honours degree (minimum Upper Second) in psychology, or overseas equivalent, with evidence of attaining a minimum of an Upper Second in all BSc research methods units and the dissertation. We may accept a degree in which psychology forms a major component.
- Number of places/applicants
Approximately 25 places
- How to apply
Please apply via our online application form . See the application and selection section for information on the supporting documents we require.
Applications are assessed at periodic academic review panels. We have three deadlines: 7 January 2019, 23 April 2019 and 8 July 2019. We recommend you apply as early as possible. We reserve the right to close applications if the course is full.
Please note that the part-time option is only available to home/EU students. The full-time option is available to all.
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"Although I initially didn't have a clear vision of what I wanted to do after my master's, the high quality of the course, lecturers and university meant that I have got more than I ever hoped for.
"Manchester is my favourite city in the UK and I couldn't recommend/thank the University enough for the platform they've provided me."Jack Benton / MSc Clinical and Health Psychology graduate and Research Assistant
- Build your understanding of the psychology behind physical and mental health difficulties.
- Learn about cutting-edge research from international leaders in their fields, including in the areas of psychological therapy, self-harm and psychosis.
- We support the transition of high performing students to our Clinical Psychology Doctorate, with additional interview places available for recent graduates of this MSc.
- Study at one of the top 10 universities in the UK for psychology, according to the 2018 QS World University Rankings.
- Undergo advanced training in methodology and analysis techniques used within clinical and health psychology research.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £10,000
International students (per annum): £23,000
UK/EU students (per annum): £5,000
International students (per annum): £11,500
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for international students for the course duration at the year of entry).
For general fees information please visit postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1,000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
To celebrate over 100 years of psychology at Manchester, we are offering centenary scholarships on MSc programmes in the Division of Psychology & Mental Health. Scholarships worth £2,500 are available to students applying to the Clinical & Health Psychology MSc and Health Psychology MSc. To be eligible for these scholarships you will need to be a home/EU student and to have accepted a place on one of these courses starting in 2019. Recipients will be chosen by the respective course directors on a basis of academic excellence judged by grades and where applicable.
The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health offers an alumni bursary of a 10% reduction towards tuition fees for successful applicants who are recent University of Manchester graduates and who are commencing one of our postgraduate taught master's programmes in 2019.
The bursary is available to students or alumni who:
- have graduated since 2013;
- hold a first class or 2:1 honours degree;
- have home or overseas fee status;
- are applying for full- or part-time study;
- are self-funded and not in receipt of any other funding support.
The bursary will be applied as a fee reduction automatically for those students and alumni who meet the alumni bursary criteria.
Conference award scheme
We are dedicated to supporting you to develop your career and professional networks. As a student on this course you will be able to apply to our conference award scheme. The student with the best abstract will be awarded funding to attend a national conference.
The University also has a number of bursaries aimed at removing barriers to master's study for students.
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