Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Health Psychology

Course follows the framework for professional training in health psychology developed by the Division of Health Psychology of the British Psychological Society; gives an overview of health psychology with a focus on the methodologies and models underpinning health research and practice; consideration of ethical and professional issues is central to the course.

Entry requirements

You will need to have a good undergraduate degree in Psychology (upper 2nd Class or above) that is recognised by the British Psychological Society as providing Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC). Your academic references and your personal statement regarding your commitment to health psychology will also be considered.If you have a 2:2 you may be eligible to register for the certificate in Health Psychology, with the potential to go on to the MSc. Please contact Dr Amy Burton to discuss your options.

Course modules

MSc: Core issues in health psychology; psychology research methods; communication issues in health care settings; impact and experience of long-term conditions; applications of health psychology; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
MSc Full-time - 1 years
PgCert Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus) Stoke on Trent ST4 2DF West Midlands

Key information

Telephone number: 
01782 294400