University of Derby

University of Derby

Health Psychology

Our course provides students with the skills to critically evaluate theories, findings and methods relevant to the field of health psychology. During the course, you'll cover areas of health psychology such as health promotion, health and wellbeing, and living with long term conditions. You will be provided the opportunity to improve your skills in reviewing literature, formulating pertinent research questions, and exploring these through application.

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have or expect to obtain at least a 2.1 Honours degree in psychology or a closely related subject containing a significant element of psychology. We will consider your reference and personal statement carefully, and will normally invite you to come for an interview. If English is not your 1st language you will need to hold IELTS 6.5.

Assessment methods

The programme is assessed via coursework. Assessments are matched to the individual module learning outcomes. All module assessments require critical reasoning and evaluation in order for students to meet learning outcomes.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 550 per Module (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,440 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 550 per Module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kedleston Road Campus Derby DE22 1GB East Midlands

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