Health Psychology (Online) at Aston University, Birmingham - UCAS

Course summary

Health psychology investigates how the way we behave influences health, illness and how we care for people living with long-term conditions. A health psychologist uses their knowledge of psychology to understand health behaviours and to develop psychological interventions to support behaviour change. They perform a vital role in a variety of areas such as:

  • Assisting patients with their emotional and psychological needs.
  • Working alongside healthcare professionals to help them establish clear communication and productive relationships with patients.
  • Working with health and social care organisations to develop protocols to engender good health and wellbeing.
From health inequalities and public health, to psychobiology of illness and long term conditions, online Health Psychology MSc will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the theory underpinning health psychology. This course has been designed to give you an ideal base for a rewarding career in health psychology and related fields. Distance learning This course is delivered fully online via distance learning, and has been designed to allow you to fit your work and life commitments around your studies, wherever in the world you may be. You’ll have between 18 months and three years to complete the programme, depending on your chosen speed of study. All teaching and learning materials are available online via Blackboard, our virtual learning environment. You’ll have access to teaching staff and tutors throughout and in addition, the Aston library provides a wide range of online services.

Assessment method

Assessment on this course is 100% coursework.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Psychological Society

Entry requirements

Upper second class honours (2:1) or above Psychology degree that is accredited by the BPS. This ensures that students are eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered (GBC) membership of the British Psychological Society (BPS). Students who are applying from outside the UK, or who do not have a BPS accredited Bachelor’s degree in Psychology must check directly with the BPS to see if they qualify for GBC.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £10500 Whole course
Northern Ireland £10500 Whole course
Scotland £10500 Whole course
Wales £10500 Whole course
International £21000 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Health Psychology (Online) at Aston University, Birmingham - UCAS