University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Health Psychology

This BPS-accredited programme is designed for graduates who wish to undertake an in-depth study of the application of psychological knowledge and theory to health issues. We provide a thorough grounding in health psychology and its application to real-world health problems. Successful completion of an accredited MSc is the essential first step towards further training to becoming a registered and chartered health psychologist. It is possible to take individual modules as freestanding continuing education programmes.

Entry requirements

MSc: Upper second-class honours degree in psychology, including statistics modules; other degrees considered in conjunction with an approved BPS conversion course. Experience of working in a mental health setting is desirable

Course modules

Typical modules include: Psychology and the Delivery of Healthcare; Biopsychosocial Aspects of Health; Psychosocial Aspects of Illness and Disability; Applied Research Methods; Introduction to CBT, Current and Emerging Issues in Psycho-oncology and Pain Research, Apprenticeship in Health Psychology Plus dissertation

Assessment methods

Behaviour change diary and essay, mini-systematic review, research proposal, qualitative and quantitative data analysis, and examinations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 21,578 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site - Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Taught Admissions - Psychology
Telephone number: 
02380593483