King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Health Psychology

This course is intended for graduate psychologists who want to go on to obtain British Psychological Society recognition as a chartered health psychologist; it combines classroom teaching, individual study, practical work in statistics and a supervised research project; students on the course are provided with placement opportunities.

Entry requirements

A psychology degree (minimum 2.1) accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS); students who are applying from outside the UK, or who do not have a BPS accredited Bachelors degree in psychology, must check with the BPS to see if they qualify for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC).

Assessment methods

Assessment is by systematic review, research protocol, qualitative and quantitative data analysis, critical reviews, placement report, essays, written examinations and a research project on an approved topic, (and oral examination, at the examiners discretion).

Sponsorship information

There are 4 MRC studentships and 3 Cancer Research UK bursaries divided between King's College and University College.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 8,520 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 23,340 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Denmark Hill Campus Southwark SE5 8AF South East

Key information

Course Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7836 5454