Health Psychology, Bournemouth University (BU)

Bournemouth University (BU) the United Kingdom

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The award

How long you will study
1 - 2 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9500 per total

How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts

International course fees
GBP 16000 per total

All study options

About Health Psychology at Bournemouth University (BU)

Why study MSc Health Psychology at BU?

  • Take the first step to becoming a Health Psychologist on this accredited course and be equiped with the necessary qualification to undertake stage two training  
  • Unique insight into the influence of stress and resilience on lifespan, with a focus on child health psychology  
  • Benefit from the knowledge of our expert staff in relation to health-related cognitions and behaviours  
  • Learn transferrable skills like interpreting, presenting and writing research as well as how to write grant proposals  
  • Opportunity to take a placement in a health psychology setting though our links with providers such as NHS Trusts, clinicians or schools, and public health domains. We also offer the opportunity to gain experience as research assistants, working on academically led research 
  • Select your research project from a range of health psychology research projects with close support and supervision throughout, as well as supportive seminars on relevant topics. 

Course accreditation

This course is accredited by The British Psychological Society (BPS) and will provide the first stage of training for becoming a Health Psychologist, equipping you with the necessary qualification to undertake stage two training in Health Psychology accredited by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) should you wish to pursue a career as a Practitioner Psychologist in Health. A minimum of an upper second-class honour's degree (60% or above) at undergraduate and master’s level is usually required for entry onto Stage 2 training. 

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study1 - 2 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9500 per totalInternational course feesGBP 16000 per total

Notes about fees for this course

Part-time study: Fees are charged on a pro-rata basis of the full-time fee

Scholarships rewarding academic achievement available from £2,000. Find out more. For more fees and funding information please visit

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). Equivalent undergraduate training or work experience may be acceptable for students with a Psychology degree taken outside of the UK.

Required subjects: Psychology

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.5 (Academic) with a minimum of 5.5 in all components For more information see our full entry requirements.

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