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Health Psychology

Ulster University

M.Sc. Online
24 months
Duration
14480 GBP/year
6080 GBP/year
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About

Health Psychology degree offered at Ulster University is intended for graduate students who wish to pursue professional careers in Psychology, and who seek to enhance their knowledge, skills and awareness of its applications to health and illness.

Overview

Health Psychology is developing rapidly in the UK, across Europe and internationally in response to the increase in non-communicable diseases, such as diabetes and obesity. There is recognised need for a psychological approach to managing lifestyle choices and healthcare delivery to address the impact on health.

Career options

Health Psychology degree offered at Ulster University is intended for graduate students in psychology who wish to pursue professional careers in Psychology, and who seek to enhance their knowledge, skills and awareness of its applications to health and illness. It also enhances independent learning, verbal and written communication skills, time management and research skills.

It is assumed that the majority of our graduates will seek to pursue a career as a professional psychologist and many will go on to complete stage two of the training required to become a registered health psychologist. However, the degree will prepare students for a range of careers in health and related disciplines and some may further their studies by completing a PhD.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social, Cultural and Family Perspectives in Health Psychology (SCFP)
  • Context and Perspectives in Health Psychology (CPHP)
  • Methods and Issues in Research and Practice (MIRP)
  • Models and Applications in Health Psychology (MAHP)
  • Dissertation for Health Psychology

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants would normally be expected to have at least an upper second class honours degree in psychology conferring eligibility for GBC membership of the British Psychological Society (or National/international Equivalent e.g. PSI). Students will not normally be required to attend an interview. 
  • Selection will be based upon academic qualifications, relevant experience, personal statement in application form, as well as the University’s policy on graduate recruitment.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14480 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14480 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6080 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6080 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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