12 months
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22050 GBP/year
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About

Clinical Health Psychology at the Queen's University Belfast (sometimes referred to as behavioural medicine, medical psychology or psychosomatic medicine) is an applied discipline that focuses on people with a health condition that could be prevented, treated or rehabilitated through the use of psychological techniques or procedures.

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Overview

Key facts:

  • The primary interest is on problems that present as physical complaints rather than emotional or mental health issues. Nevertheless, clinical health psychology is concerned with the emotional problems that may arise as a result of a physical health complaint. The topics covered in the MSc include: research methods, health behaviour change, psycho-oncology, long term physical illness and arts in health.
  • This MSc at the Queen's University Belfast aims to provide graduate students with an opportunity for advanced study in specialist topics in the field of Clinical Health Psychology and to prepare graduate students for more advanced research in clinical health psychology, professional training in psychology or other discipline-related professional training.

Programme Structure

  • This MSc is one-third research methods and analysis, one-third clinical health psychology content and one-third dissertation.
  • The optional Applied Psychology Experience module will give students the opportunity to undertake a short placement in a setting relevant to the course. This might include working with a Clinical or Health Psychologist or in a third sector organisation.

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or above in Psychology or an acceptable related subject, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University.
  • In the absence of a formal qualification that meets the above criteria, applicants may apply for recognition of prior learning. The University's Recognition of Prior Learning Policy provides guidance on the assessment of experiential learning (RPEL).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22050 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6650 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Northern Ireland (NI) - £6,650
  • Republic of Ireland (ROI) - £6,650
  • England, Scotland or Wales (GB) - £7,470
  • EU Other - £22,050
  • International - £22,050

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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.

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