Enhance your employability across a range of career paths within health and social care
Professionally accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) the course has been commended on the quality of student support, management of practitioner input, research methods training, range of assessments, links with local communities and services, and the development of inter-professional skills
Suitable for recent graduates and experienced professionals looking to enhance their specialist skills and career opportunities
Develop your practical and professional skills through multi-disciplinary hospital and community-based learning experiences
Benefit from inter-professional learning and develop a range of transferrable skills, alongside individuals from a range backgrounds
Our experienced academic staff and many of our recent graduates have presented their innovative research at national and international conferences
Health Psychology benefits from two distinctive strands especially pertinent to working as a contemporary health psychologist; social and cultural diversity and inter-professional relationships.
The Health Psychology course is designed to deliver a range of transferable skills and enhance your employability across a range of health and social care careers. Health psychology is an expanding area of global employment, with opportunities for graduates in hospitals, universities and community-based organisations.
Successful graduates can also progress on to doctoral study, including stage two training in Health Psychology or PhD or training to become a psychological well-being practitioner. There are also opportunities in the field of public health (in areas such as smoking cessation, weight management, safer-sex promotion). A full day of annual employability and enhancement events are held in February/March each year.
You can apply until:
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
Flexible part-time study over two or three years.
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of Lower Second Class 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).
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 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.
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