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M.Sc. On Campus

Health Psychology

Birmingham City University

12 months
Duration
13200 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Communities are dynamic and always changing, so our understanding and support of health, wellbeing and behavioural changes needs to be considerate of all diverse groups. The Health Psychology - MSc is provided by Birmingham City University.

Overview

What's covered in the course?

In this Health Psychology course at Birmingham City University we will provide you with a detailed understanding of the key theoretical and applied issues in health psychology. These include the key psychological theories and applications which support behaviour change, addressing disease prevention and enhancing health and wellbeing, managing health, health promotion and health interventions, and self-reflection on your own learning and development.The Health Psychology - MSc is provided by Birmingham City University.

Contemporary health issues will be put into context at local, national and international levels, exposing you to issues which cover the globe as well as local areas.

You’ll be taught how to submit a research ethics proposal, which will address a health issue with the use of psychology. You will also learn how to complete a mini systematic review, which will provide a rationale for your health psychology project, and how to evaluate and conduct analysis. You will also enhance your skills in communication, presentation and group work.

Why Choose Us?

  • We have academics who are active in contemporary cutting-edge applied health psychology research, which will be showcased on this programme and will inspire your research interests.
  • Our academics are experts in their chosen field, and have first-hand experience of working in practice, which will underpin the syllabus where the application of health psychology to practice will also be showcased.
  • The option to study either full-time or part-time means you can fit your studies in alongside your personal and work commitments.
  • This programme will provide you with assessment choices from selected options on each module, as well as a flexible blended learning approach which has been put into place to suit various preferences and learning patterns.
OpportUNIty: Student Jobs on Campus ensures that our students are given a first opportunity to fill many part-time temporary positions within the University. This allows you to work while you study with us, fitting the job around your course commitments. By taking part in the scheme, you will gain valuable experiences and employability skills, enhancing your prospects in the job market.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Health Psychology over the Lifespan

  • Application of Health Psychology Models
  • Applied Research Methods in Health Psychology 1
  • Contemporary Applied Health Psychology
  • Psychological Interventions and Behaviour Change
  • Professional Development in Health Psychology
  • Health Psychology Research Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications will be considered at any time up until the course start date.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This programme will require standard entrants to have a minimum of a Second Class Honours degree in psychology, recognised by the British Psychological Society as conferring GBC (or an oversees equivalent).
  • Applications will also be considered for interview from graduates that have a minimum of a 2:2 with honours and have covered psychology with a cognate discipline (or an overseas equivalent).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part Time Year 1 (80 credits) - £3,800

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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