UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This course aims to equip students to apply the scientific and theoretical principles and ideas of health psychology using a scholarly and critical approach, and to develop the practical skills and knowledge required for employment or research in the field.

Course Modules

Core modules: effective research practice; quantitative and qualitative research methods 1; quantitative and qualitative research methods 2; health'related behaviours and cognitions; individual, social and cultural perspectives in health psychology; stress, mental health and ageing; chronic illness from the health psychology perspective; health care and intervention delivery.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd class Honours degree in psychology from a UK university, or overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. A lower 2nd Class UK Honours degree or equivalent may be accepted with evidence of further study or relevant work experience. Applicants must have Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS) if they want to pursue a career as a Chartered Health Psychologist in the UK.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £23,020  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £11,460  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,510  Academic year. First year home fees