Clinical Health Psychology and Wellbeing MSc

Course Introduction

Overview

Supporting physical and mental health is central in all areas of life and employment. This master's degree integrates the promotion of health and wellness with a focus on mental and physical health. You'll gain the knowledge, clinical practitioner and professional skills you need for a career working with clients and patients in health-related settings. You'll also have the opportunity to undertake hands-on learning through a professional placement.

Why study MSc Clinicial Health Psychology and Wellbeing* at Middlesex University?

This MSc has been developed for psychology graduates (or a related discipline) and current health and mental healthcare professionals wishing to further their studies, develop their knowledge and skills and enhance their career opportunities.

During the course, you'll be examining health, wellness and illness to understand the relationship between psychological variables and biomedical conditions as well as physical and mental health and wellbeing.

You'll focus on application and intervention and have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and practice professional and clinical skills. These can include communication with clients, ethical and reflective practice, judgment and decision-making, and skills related to formulation and assessment, cognitive-behavioural therapy, motivational interviewing, and health behaviour change.

We have strong partnerships with many health psychology organisations and trusts which means that you'll be able to undertake an eight-week work placement and gain valuable hands-on work experience. Previous placements have included working with addiction management, cancer screening, pain management, exercise promotion, stroke rehabilitation.

Careers

How can the MSc Clinical Health Psychology and support your career?

Once you've completed this MSc course, you can choose to work in a variety of sectors such as the health service, public health, charities, organisations, Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services and academia.

You'd qualified and confident to work in a wide range of roles such as helping people deal with diabetes, pain, or stroke; health promotion in communities, schools or the workplace; designing and delivering interventions for weight loss or smoking cessation; promoting well-being and mental health; and research and teaching.

Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £9,200 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £9,200 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £14,000 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc Overseas Fees

Qualifications Required

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students usually require a 2:1 honours degree or above but applicants with lower or other qualifications may be considered upon interview. The undergraduate degree must be in an appropriate subject area such as psychology, health studies, counselling, mental health, nursing, public health and should have included a research methods component. Particular consideration will be given to performance in undergraduate research methods modules or the dissertation.
  • International entry requirements: Students usually require a 2:1 honours degree or above but applicants with lower or other qualifications may be considered upon interview. The undergraduate degree must be in an appropriate subject area such as psychology, health studies, counselling, mental health, nursing, public health and should have included a research methods component. Particular consideration will be given to performance in undergraduate research methods modules or the dissertation. You must have competence in English language to study with us. The most commonly accepted evidence of English language ability is IELTS 7 (with minimum 6.5 in all components).
  • IELTS score: 7