University of Southampton
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.
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
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
Behaviour change diary and essay, mini-systematic review, research proposal, qualitative and quantitative data analysis, and examinations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|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||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||Part-time||September 2019||-||2 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site - Highfield Campus||SO17 1BJ||South East|
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Postgraduate Taught Admissions - Psychology