MSc Clinical and Health Psychology / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Degree awarded
- 12 months FT, 24 months PT
- Entry requirements
We require you to have:
- An honours degree (minimum Upper Second) in psychology, or overseas equivalent , which confers Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) status with the British Psychological Society (BPS). If you are unsure whether your degree gives you eligibility for the GBC, you can check whether your degree was accredited for your intake year on the BPS website. Home students with a degree which 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. Please note that due to potential delays it is recommended that you submit your GBC application by 1st June 2023 at the latest.
- A minimum of an Upper Second in all BSc research methods units and the dissertation.
- Number of places/applicants
Approximately 25 places
- How to apply
Please apply via our online application form .
Please note that the application form will only allow you to provide details for one academic reference. We will contact you post application with information on how to submit a second reference and how to submit your research proposal (maximum 250 words).
Applications are assessed at periodic academic review panels. We recommend you apply as early as possible. We reserve the right to close applications if the course is full.
2023 review panel dates are:
- January 16th
- April 18th
- July 17th
Please note that the part-time option is only available to home 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 a university ranked 7th in the UK for Psychology, according to the 2022 QS World University Rankings.
- Scholarships and bursaries are available to eligible students. See the Scholarships/sponsorships section for further information.
Fees for entry in 2023 have not yet been set. For reference, the fees for the academic year beginning September 2022 were as follows:
UK students (per annum): £9,500
International, including EU, students (per annum): £24,000
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
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).
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