University of West London

University of West London

Global Health Psychology

This course provides an opportunity to impact upon health care on a global scale. It focuses on the emergence, practice, delivery and policy of health psychology and mental health from a worldwide perspective.

Entry requirements

A first or second class undergraduate degree or the equivalent, from a university or other institution acceptable to the University of West London. The degree does not need to be in psychology, but in a field appropriate to the course (e.g. nursing, law, economics, medicine, politics, IT, social work, occupational therapy, history or an appropriate professional or technical application, etc). All subjects/applications are considered on an individual basis, especially if accompanied by volunteer or field experience. Applicant should demonstrate some experience and/or research in either a global setting or an organization with a global mission.International students need to meet our English language requirement at either IELTS at 6.5 or above, and a minimum of 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening). Pearson PTE Academic at score 58 or above, or an equivalent secure English language test. In some countries where teaching is in English, we may accept local qualifications.

Course modules

Modules include: Introduction to global health psychology; global mental health; global health psychology research methods (part one); global health psychology research methods (part two); scaling up global health psychological services; promotion and prevention in global health psychology.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on research dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,950 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 10,995 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Distance learning £ 3,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Distance learning £ 5,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

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University of West London
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