Health Psychology MSc

University of Portsmouth

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Course info

OverviewIf you want to build on your health psychology knowledge to more fully understand health and health behaviours; to better help patients better manage their long-term illness or recovery; or to help healthcare professionals improve their provision – then our MSc Health Psychology course is for you.On this course, youll get a thorough grounding in the main areas (practice, theory and research) of health psychology. Youll learn how mental, emotional and social factors can affect physical ... READ MORE

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Full time | Main Site | 1 year | SEP-21

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
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45th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
61st
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
30th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Full Time
1 year

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, January 2021

Entry requirements
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Details
Applicants should normally have or expect to obtain at least a 2:1 honours degree in Psychology or closely related subject that is recognised by The British Psychological Society as conferring Graduate Basis for Chartered membership (GBC). Applicants from other degree subjects containing a significant element of psychology, may also be considered on a case-by-case basis. All offers are subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance.

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£9,000 per year
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£9,000 per year
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£16,400 per year
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Latest Health Studies reviews

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Roxanne
24 Feb 20

Health Psychology MSc

I have really enjoyed being challenged at a higher level and refining my skills. I enjoy thinking about how my course...
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Roxanne
03 Dec 19

Health Psychology MSc

Life changing and unforgettable. I love Portsmouth so much, I can't imagine not coming to this university, living by...

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University of Portsmouth
CompUniGuide ranking
61st
Student rating
Over 4,000 postgraduate students call the University of Portsmouth campus home. An ideal choice for postgraduate students, the university has great research credentials, excelling in areas such as astrophysics, forensics and sports science. 89% of its research in physics, and 90% of its research in allied health professions was rated as either ‘World Leading’ or ‘Internationally Excellent’ by the Research Excellence Framework in 2014. The University of Portsmouth also holds a Gold award from the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017, making them one of only four universities in the south east to receive this award.

Where you'll study

University of Portsmouth

University House Winston Churchill Avenue Portsmouth
PO1 2UP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Portsmouth & Southsea  0.1 miles away

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