Clinical Health Psychology and Wellbeing at Middlesex University - UCAS

Middlesex University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Clinical Health Psychology and Wellbeing (Taught)

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Course summary

Why study MSc Clinical Health Psychology and Wellbeing at Middlesex University? This master's course uniquely integrates the promotion of mental and physical health, offering a holistic approach to well-being. Tailored for psychology graduates and health professionals, it provides a comprehensive exploration of the relationship between psychological factors and biomedical conditions. With a strong focus on application, ethical practice, and decision-making, the course stands out for its hands-on learning through an eight-week work placement. Our strong partnerships with health psychology organizations enhance the learning experience, ensuring students gain valuable practical skills for a successful career. What will you learn? You will study the interaction of psychology, physical health, and mental well-being. The curriculum covers counselling skills, interventions for health promotion and mental health treatment, chronic illness management, health behaviour change, and research methods. You'll acquire not only theoretical knowledge but also practical skills in communication, ethical practice, and intervention techniques. The emphasis on personal and professional development ensures you graduate with a well-rounded skill set, making a positive impact in various sectors such as health services, public health, charities, organizations, and academia. How do we support your career development? The MSc provides access to a variety of fields, including healthcare, public health, charity, and academics. With our strong partnerships in health psychology organizations, you'll undertake an eight-week work placement, gaining valuable hands-on experience. The course focuses on enhancing professional skills, including clinical, counselling, and research abilities, making you adept at applying psychological theories in real-world scenarios. Graduates have successfully secured roles in areas like child well-being, smoking cessation, and drug and alcohol recovery. Introducing our new Learning Framework After working with our students to gather feedback on what they love most about our courses, we’re making some changes to how we structure and teach our programmes for the start of the 2024/25 academic year. You can find more information about how this course is affected by viewing the relevant course information sheet on our Learning Framework page: https://www.mdx.ac.uk/study/learning-framework/

Modules

For more details about this programme, please visit the course page: https://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/clinical-health-psychology-wellbeing


Entry requirements

We usually require a 2:1 honours degree or above but applicants with lower or other qualifications may be considered upon interview The undergraduate degree must be in an appropriate subject area such as psychology, health studies, counselling, mental health, nursing, public health and should have included a research methods component Particular consideration will be given to performance in undergraduate research methods modules or the dissertation


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5With at least 6.0 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)87With at least 21 in Listening & writing
PTE Academic58With at least 51 in all components

Visit our general entry requirements page, by clicking on the link below, to see how these points can be achieved from our acceptable level 3 qualifications and the combinations which are welcomed by Middlesex University, including GCSE requirements.

Entry Qualifications

http://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/help-with-your-application/undergraduate-application/entry-requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £70* Credit
EU £112* Credit
England £70* Credit
Northern Ireland £70* Credit
Scotland £70* Credit
Wales £70* Credit
Channel Islands £70* Credit
International £112* Credit

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Clinical Health Psychology and Wellbeing at Middlesex University - UCAS