MSc Health Psychology / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2022

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Academic entry qualification overview

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.    
  • A minimum of an Upper Second in all BSc research methods units and the dissertation.

English language

International students must demonstrate English proficiency through a secure and approved testing system.

We ask for English language proof if you are from non-majority English speaking countries (a list of majority English speaking countries, as defined by the UK Home Office, can be found here).

Specifically, we require a minimum of:

  • IELTS: 7.0, including 7.0 in the written section
  • TOEFL: 100, including 25 in the written section.

See further information about requirements for your country .

English language test validity

Some English Language test results are only valid for two years. Your English Language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.