Health Psychology (online study) at University of Derby - UCAS

University of Derby

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: British Psychological Society

Health Psychology (online study) (Taught)

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Course summary

This is an extremely popular, accredited online Masters. It’s stage one of the professional training in health psychology and is therefore an essential step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist and a Registered Health Psychologist. 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.


Modules include: health promotion and behaviour change; psychology of health and illness; professional skills in health psychology; advanced quantitative methods; advanced qualitative methods; research project in health psychology; induction and enrolment; health care in long term conditions.

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.

Professional bodies

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

  • British Psychological Society

Entry requirements

Applicants are required normally to have at least a 2:1 Honours Degree in Psychology, which is recognised by the British Psychological Society for Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC). A 2:2 Honours Degree may be accepted if the applicant has relevant work experience or can demonstrate an ability to study at Level 7 through the completion of other postgraduate study.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9495 Whole course
International £9495 Whole course
England £9495 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9495 Whole course
Scotland £9495 Whole course
Wales £9495 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 study) at University of Derby - UCAS