Health Psychology MSc - 1 year full-time including placement Program By University of Bath |Top Universities

University of Bath

Claverton Down Campus, Bath, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    =166
  • Degree MSc
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(GBP) 24600-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Sep

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Delve into the exciting field of health psychology on our BPS-accredited course, one of the only master's of this kind to include a compulsory 16-week placement.
This MSc Health Psychology course is designed to give you a solid grounding in all the main areas of health psychology.
Taking a multidisciplinary approach to the subject, we look at how psychology can be used to help us better understand health and health behaviours. You'll study everything from preventing ill health to managing long-term conditions and developing effective healthcare provision.
You will gain hands-on experience of methods for conducting research in diverse research and healthcare settings before going on to apply those skills during the placement.
We're highly regarded for psychology at the University of Bath. You will work with lecturers with expertise across the spectrum of health psychology subjects, including public health, addictive behaviours, pain, palliative care and digital interventions.
You will leave this course with:
  • a thorough knowledge of health psychology approaches, theories and models
  • excellent research skills that can be applied to research settings and public health, as well as primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare settings
  • the necessary competencies to meet Stage 1 training in health psychology, which enables you to proceed to Stage 2 doctoral-level training and register with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) to become a registered health psychologist if you wish
  • valuable work experience from your placement to enhance your CV and help you secure work in this field

About University

A world-class University in a World Heritage city.

Ranked in the top 10 in all UK league tables and approaching our 50th year, Bath is well established as a nurturing environment for enterprising minds.

Voted first for student satisfaction two years in a row in the National Student Survey (2013 & 2014) our programmes are designed to provide both rigorous intellectual challenge and real-world relevance. 

87% of our research is world leading (according to REF 2014) so your studies will be informed by some of the most exciting and innovative ideas.

Our outstanding placement scheme helps ensure our highly sought-after graduates are well attuned to meet the evolving needs of employers. Our graduates enjoy some of the highest rates of employment and starting salaries in the UK.

Our vibrant campus, and location right on the edge of the cosmopolitan city of Bath, provide superb sporting, social and cultural opportunities, and was named The Times and Sunday Times Best Campus University 2014.

Join our close-knit, high-achieving community to gain the knowledge, skills and experience you’ll need to thrive in a world of global networks.