Aston University

Aston University

Health Psychology

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.

Entry requirements

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.

Course modules

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.

Assessment methods

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 details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Aston Campus Birmingham B4 7ET West Midlands

Key information

LHS Postgraduate School Admissions
Telephone number: 
0121 204 3000