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Health Psychology

Sheffield Hallam University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
13905 GBP/year
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About

Improve your work and study approach in health psychology on a Health Psychology course from Sheffield Hallam University that allows progression to stage two of the British Psychological Society (BPS) qualification.

Overview

Course summary

  • Meet the British Psychological Society's (BPS) Stage 1 requirements for progression to becoming a Health Psychologist.
  • Gain knowledge, skills, values and academic approach to secure employment or career development within a variety of health-related settings.
  • Choose to study full or part-time through active, independent learning.

Successfully completing the course provides you with the skills to progress onto Stage 2 Health Psychology training including the BPS accredited Doctoral Programme in Health Psychology, which confers eligibility for registration as a Practitioner Health Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council.

Future careers

This Health Psychology course from Sheffield Hallam University prepares you for a career in:

  • psychology practitioner
  • psychology academic
  • public health
  • research
  • education
  • industry
  • health promotion

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applications And Practice Of Health Psychology  
  • Client Groups And Stakeholders  
  • Health Cognitions And Behaviour  
  • Health Psychology Research Project  
  • Healthcare Contexts: Work Based Reflection  
  • Introduction To Research Methods  
  • Perspectives, Contexts And Issues In Health Research And Practice  
  • Psychobiological Determinants Of Health  
  • Research Methods And Measurement Issues In Health Psychology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

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 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants need one of the following

  • BSc or BA Psychology giving Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS) with a 2.1 or above
  • GBC by an alternative route, for example by examination, or by BPS acceptance of an overseas psychology degree.

Applications from students who have achieved a 2.2 psychology degree will be considered by the course leadership team. Where there is evidence that at least two of the following criteria have been met the applicant may be offered a place on the course. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13905 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13905 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7420 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7420 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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