University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Health Psychology

This course considers the psychological and physiological responses of the individual to ill health, as well as the social and community contexts of health-related behaviours and the systems for healthcare.

Entry requirements

A 1st or 2.1 Honours degree (or recognised equivalent qualification) in psychology and eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society. Students whose 1st language is not English are normally required to have IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6.0 in each component (or equivalent).

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Quantitative research methods; qualitative research methods; preparation for academic research in psychology; conducting health psychology research; chronic conditions; psychological aspects of healthcare; maintaining health throughout the lifespan. Other modules such as cognitive behavioural therapy for health psychology complete a programme of studies.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

ESRC 1 and 3.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH South East

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