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MSc Health Psychology

University of West London

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 1 year Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £8000.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

This course meets the Stage 1 training requirements developed by the British Psychological Society’s (BPS) Division of Health Psychology. It will prepare you to advance to Stage 2 training, which provides Chartered Health Psychologist status. 

The course covers the core BPS material, including contexts and perspectives in health psychology, research methods, and ethical, legal and professional practice issues.

You will learn from specialist staff who have a wealth of experience in both teaching and health psychology research.

This course meets the Stage 1 training requirements developed by the British Psychological Society’s (BPS) Division of Health Psychology. It will prepare you to advance to Stage 2 training, which provides Chartered Health Psychologist status.  The course covers the core BPS material, including contexts and perspectives in health psychology, research methods, and ethical,...

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Course Content

This course will give you a complete grounding in the theory, themes, professional issues and practical skills central to Stage 1 Health Psychology training. It is a first step towards Chartered Psychologist status as well as registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a Health Psychologist. 

The staff team are committed to providing an interesting and exciting learning experience in all areas of your studies. You will learn in small groups for an engaging and focused environment. Guest speakers who work in health psychology will also deliver some sessions. 

You will be encouraged to present your work at health psychology conferences. These experiences will help you to develop your communication and research presentation skills, as well as your professional network.

The course has established links with health organisations where you can gain valuable work experience and carry out research. Some of the opportunities that may be available to you while you study include:

  • training with Smokefree Ealing to deliver health promotion events in the community 
  • training with Pyramid, where you may work on a children's psychosocial intervention.

This course will give you a complete grounding in the theory, themes, professional issues and practical skills central to Stage 1 Health Psychology training. It is a first step towards Chartered Psychologist status as well as registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a Health Psychologist.  The staff team are committed to providing an interesting and...

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Available Dates

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West London Campus

Full Time, 1 year

September, 2020

£8000.00

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Entry Requirements

You must hold, or be eligible for, the Graduate Basis for Chartered membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS) with an upper second or first class award. You may also be considered if you: 

  • can demonstrate evidence of practical experience relevant to health psychology
  • have attained an additional qualification relevant to health psychology 
  • can show evidence during your undergraduate degree of particular strengths in health psychology.

We look for students who show enthusiasm and a passion for the subject through previous study or professional experience. If you have any questions about the relevance of your qualifications or experience please contact the course leader shown in the teaching staff.

You must hold, or be eligible for, the Graduate Basis for Chartered membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS) with an upper second or first class award. You may also be considered if you:  can demonstrate evidence of practical experience relevant to health psychology have attained an additional qualification relevant to health...

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