Total cost of course
UK/EU: £9,225*
INT: £9,225*

*Prices correct for 2019/2020 new students. Subject to potential annual increase in September 2020.

Course length
2 - 3 years of part time study
Start dates
January, May, September
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Sara Harker
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Pace of study

We recommend around 20 hours of study per week, per 20 credit module.

Assessment method

This course is assessed through 100% coursework with a range of methods such as essays, research reports, presentations, group work and practical reports.

Events
Webinar - Study Psychology Online at Derby Webinar
04 September

Course code: MC8AN     Level 7 qualification

**Please note that due to the popularity of our BPS accredited courses we urge you to apply early to avoid disappointment as places are limited**

Image: The British Psychological Society Accredited Health Psychology course If you have an undergraduate degree in psychology, you can benefit from this flexible online Health Psychology Masters degree. Accredited by the British Psychology Society (BPS), this course provides you with stage one health psychology professional training. Successful completion of stage one health psychology training is a prerequisite for stage two training whereby trainees work towards achieving status as a Chartered member of the BPS (CPsychol) and a Registered Health Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Our online MSc Health Psychology degree covers the theoretical and foundation professional issues in health psychology. It provides excellent preparation for many roles within the NHS, public, private and charity sectors. And since you’ll cover the latest research in this field and undertake your own research, it will also equip you to move onto a career in health psychology research or to study for a PhD.

Tutors that are experts in practice and research

You'll be taught by our team of research active psychologists, who have expert knowledge of health psychology theory, practice and research. You won't just be looking at the theoretical side of health psychology therefore; you'll also be exploring the issues faced by today's health psychology professionals. Their comprehensive knowledge and professional experience will really help you learn. And their strong research profile means that you'll be part of a vibrant department at the forefront of developments in health psychology.

Flexible study to fit around your lifestyle

Studying online gives you the flexibility to study at the most convenient time and place for you. Course modules still operate within a fixed semester but you can choose to study during the day, in the evenings or at the weekend rather than having to attend fixed lectures. If you are employed full time or bringing up a family, this flexibility is invaluable.

Programme Specification

Image: PDF opens in a new window Health Psychology MSc programme specification