University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Health Psychology

This course is suitable for those wishing to pursue a career as a professional health psychologist or for those with an interest in the psychological concomitants of physical health; future career opportunities for health psychologists are increasing and are available in the NHS, in industry and in academic settings.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in psychology; degree must be recognised as providing graduate basis for registration with the British Psychological Society; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element) or TOEFL 573 paper-based/230 computer-based (with 4.5 in TWE) or TOEFL IBT 87 (no less than 21 in any element).

Course modules

Modules include: context and perspectives in health psychology; biomedical perspectives in health; core research methods; forensic, health and clinical research methods; professional skills in health psychology; health psychology theories and models: applications and interventions; chronic illness; health across the lifespan; healthcare contexts; analytical research methods.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,920 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 17,230 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Jubilee Campus Nottingham NG8 1BB East Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Team
Telephone number: 
0115 951 5559