The programme follows the British Psychological Society curriculum for professional training in health psychology. There are 7 compulsory modules involving a range of teaching methods. Students are expected to carry out a research project under supervision in a specific area of health psychology.
Applicants with a good Honours degree that confers eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society (BPS) will be considered; suitable applicants may be asked to attend a formal interview; students applying from outside the UK or who do not have a BPS accredited degree in Psychology, must check with the BPS to see if they qualify for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC); international students whose native language is not English need to demonstrate English language ability as follows: IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each section (except for OSPAP, Psychiatric Pharmacy and MSc/Doctor of Optometry/ Ophthalmic Science) TOEFL IBT 100 overall, (21 in listening and writing, 22 in reading and 23 in speaking) Pearson Academic 61 overall, 59 in each area.
Core modules: qualitative research methodology; quantitative methods and advanced statistics; health behaviours; health inequalities and developmental processes; illness processes and behaviour; professional issues and applications; research project.
Teaching and learning methods include: lectures; seminars; workshops; group work; independent study.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,300 per Whole course (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 13,800 per Whole course (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,300 per Whole course (EU fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Online study||-||18 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Aston Campus||Birmingham||B4 7ET||West Midlands|
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