MSc Health Psychology
What's it about?
The MSc is accredited by the British Psychological Society as providing Stage 1 Professional Training in Health Psychology. Students who successfully complete the course are deemed to have passed Stage 1 of the requirements for the status of Chartered Health Psychologist. We provide an environment that is conducive to development of the scientist-practitioner skills, knowledge and values that provide the foundation for Stage 2 training and the potential to achieve Chartered Health Psychologist status.
What will I learn?
Students will study the following modules:
Who's it for?
Biopsychosocial Issues in Health Psychology
Individual Differences in the Psychology of Health and Illness
Chronic Disorder and Health Psychology Interventions
Advanced Research Methods 1
Practice and Professional Issues in Health Psychology
Advanced Research Methods 2
Supervised Research Project (60 credits)
Applicants must hold, or be eligible for, the Graduate Basis for Chartered membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS) with usually an upper second or first class award. Applicants who do not meet the upper second award requirement may be considered under one of the following conditions:
can demonstrate evidence of practical experience in an area relevant to Health Psychology
have attained an additional qualification which is relevant to Health Psychology
can show evidence of attainments during their undergraduate degree which indicate particular strengths in Health Psychology.
To apply visit the University of West London course database