Health Psychology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    10950 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    4590 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language

About

The MSc Health Psychology and Clinical Skills is offered by Teesside University.

You explore the relationship between the psychological processes and health states, and the ways in which psychology can be applied to promote and protect people's health. You develop sound research abilities and understand how psychology can be integrated into the organisation and delivery of healthcare services.

What you study

The course comprises six core modules. You may also have the opportunity to work with patients in local hospitals or health care services

Programme Structure

Modules
Core modules
  • Applied Research Methods
  • Clinical and Professional Skills in Health Psychology
  • Current Topics in Health Psychology
  • Health Psychology in Context
  • Interventions in Health Psychology
  • Research Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 30 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
Check if you match the admission requirements

English Language Requirements

You need the following CAE score:

  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    180

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language.

Find English courses on Preparation Courses Portal.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

Applicants should have at least a second-class honours degree in psychology and the Graduate Basis for Chartership as recognised by the BPS.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4590 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4590 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Living costs for Middlesbrough

540 - 620 /month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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