MSc Health Psychology / Careers

Year of entry: 2020

Career opportunities

The MSc in Health Psychology provides the knowledge and skills needed to start Stage 2 in Health Psychology training.

The strong grounding we provide in research and analytic methods is valuable to those wishing to progress onto a research career, a PhD, or training programmes where research skills are emphasised.

The knowledge and understanding we help develop in relation to theory, evidence and practice, will also help if you are considering careers in clinical and applied roles, as well as policy-making and service development positions.

Our work placements will allow you to gain valuable experience in roles related to Health Psychology and increase your employability upon graduation.

Our unit on professional development has been designed to help further support you in pursuing your future career goals.

Our range of assessments across the course give you the skills to apply your knowledge real world activities.

  • Find out more about health psychology careers on the BPS website .
  • Find out more about research careers in psychology on the BPS website .

Accrediting organisations

This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), which has commended various aspects of the course. Its comments include:

  • The programme team are highly accessible to students, as well as being enthusiastic and supportive programme leaders.
  • The programme has a variety of innovative and rigorous assessments that allow students to apply their knowledge to real-life tasks which will help them with their future employment or study, and with engaging with a wide variety of audiences.
  • There is a broad range of skills and experience within the Health Psychology team who, along with the range of external speakers that are involved, give students an excellent teaching and learning experience.