Rehabilitation Psychology

Nottingham University Business School

12 months
21375 GBP/year
7290 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This course provides education and training in research and clinical skills relevant to people’s physical and psychological rehabilitation, chronic illness and disability.


Is this course for you?

The course is designed for psychology graduates and those working as part of a multidisciplinary team as assistant psychologists, or conducting rehabilitation research in healthcare settings.

It is also suitable as a preparation for clinical psychology training. There is a focus on clinical application throughout the course: how to use what you learn in practical settings.

On the MSc Rehabilitation Psychology you will:

  • Learn about the impact of physical illness and disability on psychological functioning
  • Understand issues related to assessment, rehabilitation and recovery of people with physical illness and disability
  • Develop in-depth knowledge about rehabilitation for people with neurological conditions
  • Evaluate evidence about the effectiveness of rehabilitation
  • Develop the ability to apply psychological knowledge within a rehabilitation context
  • Receive training in research and clinical skills relevant to working as a clinical psychologist in healthcare and research
  • Design and conduct a research project in your area of interest 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cognitive Rehabilitation and Evaluation
  • Theoretical Foundations of Rehabilitation
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Quantitative Methods

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element) 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21375 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21375 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7290 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7290 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


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Rehabilitation Psychology
Nottingham University Business School