This successful BPS accredited programme, drawing on a multidisciplinary approach to health, covers the main areas of sickness and health psychology, as well as the methodologies for conducting research in primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare settings.
The course is one of the only accredited MSc Health Psychology programmes offering a placement. Our placement is 4-months in duration. Units include: introduction to health and health beliefs; biopsychosocial mechanisms in health; Health, communication and context; managing ill-health; health psychology in practice; research design and statistics in health; and a dissertation.
£6,000 (EU); £13,000 (Non EU)
The MSc Health Psychology is concerned with:
This well established MSc programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society and meets their requirements for Stage 1 training towards Chartered Health Psychology status.
The four month summer placement provides a unique opportunity to gain practical research experience while working with practising health professionals.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Per 6 April 2015 only the English language tests from IELTS and Trinity College London are accepted for Tier 4 Visa applications to the United Kingdom. Other tests (including TOEFL, TOEIC, Pearson, City & Guilds) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. Since the Trinity College London language tests must be taken in one of their exam centres in the UK, IELTS is now the only language test accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK that can be taken worldwide.
IELTS 7.0 (with at least 7.0 in each of the four components).
TOEFL 600 (paper-based test) or 250 (computer-based test) with a score of not less than 4 in the TWE or 100 (internet-based test) with not less than 25 in each of the components.
Two references are required. At least one of these should be an academic reference.
No work experience is required.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS we offer you the chance to receive up to £10,000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
The University of Bath is rated in the top dozen universities in the UK by national newspaper guides. Its research is internationally-respected, and its students are in demand by employers because of the high quality of the teaching offered here.