University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Health Psychology

Health psychology is an exciting and growing branch of psychology that applies psychological theory and research to behaviours and beliefs related to health and illness. Health psychologists' interests are firmly in line with government health agendas, and include the promotion of positive health behaviours in adults and children; reducing obesity, binge drinking, smoking and stress; and increasing psychological wellbeing. The route to Chartered Psychologist status is through the attainment of an accredited Masters (Stage One), followed by supervised professional practice (Stage Two). Our MSc Health Psychology course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) for Stage One of the training required to work towards becoming qualified as a Chartered Psychologist and practitioner health psychologist.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 2 years

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Treforest Campus Pontypridd CF37 1DL Wales

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