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Course summary

We are proud to have been awarded an IoPPN Excellence Award in 2018 for student satisfaction in the Postgraduate Taught Education Survey (PTES). BPS-accredited MSc in Health Psychology is specifically designed for graduate psychologists who wish to go on to becoming registered Health Psychologists with the HCPC. Our Health Psychology course combines classroom teaching, individual study and practical work in statistics, a supervised research project and a 100-hour health-based clinical placement. Key Benefits

  • Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).
  • Pioneers of postgraduate training in this discipline since 1987.
  • Leading research centre in clinical health psychology.
  • Collaborations within many NHS services across King’s Health Partners.
  • Visiting lecturers who are world-class in their fields.
  • Access to first-class dedicated facilities.
  • 100-hour supervised placement opportunities within the NHS, third section and industry.
  • Small class sizes
Teaching You’ll learn through a mixture of lectures, seminars, practical skills workshops, and a placement opportunity. The course is taught by leading academics from King’s, many with a research focus on treatments for patients with long term psychological conditions. Some of our teaching team are academic psychologists, and others are working clinically. You’ll benefit from the huge amount of experience within the faculty. We also bring in experts from other areas to lecture on specialist topics throughout the year.

Entry requirements

Bachelor’s degree with 2:1 honours in Psychology accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. NOTE: Students who are applying from outside the UK, or who do not have a BPS accredited degree in Psychology, must check with the BPS to see if they qualify for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC). To apply for GBC, download the form at: (note that application process should take two to three weeks).

Fees and funding

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Health Psychology MSc at King's College London, University of London - UCAS