MSc Health Psychology / Overview
Year of entry: 2024
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Science
- FT 12 months, PT 24 months
- Entry requirements
We require you to have:
- An honours degree (minimum Upper Second) in psychology that 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 that 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 2024 at the latest.
- A minimum of an Upper Second in all BSc research methods units and the dissertation.
- Number of places/applicants
- Approximately 15 places
- How to apply
Please apply via our online application form . Please write your research proposal in the personal statement section (maximum 300 words not including the reference list).
We do not require a personal statement.
Applications are assessed throughout the year and offers will be made to successful candidates.
We reserve the right to close applications if the course is full and we may operate a waiting list.
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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- Learn about how psychology can be applied to health.
- Upon completion, this BPS-accredited Stage 1 course enables you to start Stage 2 training as a health psychologist.
- Study at a university ranked 7th in the UK for Psychology (QS 2022).
- Course commended by the BPS for accessible, accommodating and approachable staff and project supervisors that provide excellent student support.
- Be part of one of the UK's largest groups of health psychologists and researchers.
- Have the opportunity to take a work placement (up to 75 hours).
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2024, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £11,500
International, including EU, students (per annum): £31,000
UK students (per annum): £5,750
International, including EU, students (per annum): £15,500
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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