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Psychology courses

University of Bedfordshire

Health Psychology Msc

  • Duration : 1 Year
  • Intake : Oct
  • Level : Postgraduate
  • Tuition & fees : £ 12,000 Per Year
  • IELTS : 6.0
  • TOEFL : 72
  • PTE : 51


About this course

This course is for students who want to study how psychology helps us understand health-related behaviours, and how it can have a positive impact on wellbeing.

It forms stage one of the training you need to become a charted psychologist member of the Division of Health Psychology within the BPS.

Why choose this course?

  • Study important topics facing society such as obesity, lifestyle and stress, and examine them from the viewpoint of staff currently researching these topics
  • Explore the explicit links between scientific theory and practice by showing how a critical understanding of theory may guide the collection and interpretation of empirical data within a given context
  • Develop a systematic understanding of knowledge and a critical awareness of current problems, and acquire new insights into the theory and practice of health psychology
  • Gain a high level of knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods that will allow you to perform complex data analysis, interpretation, evaluation and synthesis, and develop your competence in a range of techniques including multivariate analyses
  • Benefit from the development of a strong sense of personal responsibility and professionalism that will enable you to practise or conduct research within ethical guidelines.

Unit Information – What Will I Learn?

  • Advanced Research Methods for Health Psychology
  • Perceptions and Actions
  • Lifestyle and Individual Differences
  • Public Health
  • Health Psychology in Context
  • Mechanisms of Health and Disease
  • Stress, Coping and Chronic Disease
  • Professional Skills for Health psychologists
  • Dissertation (Health Psychology)

How will this course enhance my career prospects?

The success of our MSc programme is represented in the successful careers of our previous students.

In previous years, a number of students have gained PhDs. Others have entered jobs that include: smoking cessation co-ordinator for an NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT), Shared Care support worker, Research Assistant in the Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS), Health Psychologist in Specialist Obesity Services, Lecturer in Health Psychology, Academic Researcher, Assistant working in the Clinical Health Psychology Unit of a General Hospital, Psychological Well-being Worker.

University of Bedfordshire Highlights

Type Public
Campus Setting Urban
Application portal Online
Academic Calendar Semester-based
Mode of Payment Online via e: vision account; Debit and Credit cards
Acceptance Rate 70-80%

Bedfordshire University Average Tuition Fees And Other Expenses

Here is a table showing the determined the average cost of attendance (Estimated Tuition fee and Living cost)

Level Total Fee
Undergraduate £12,350 (p.a.)
Post Graduate £12,750 (total)
MBA £14,000 (total)
Average cost of Living £1,200–1,500.

Bedfordshire University Application process

Application Fee: £18 (UCAS)

Some necessary supporting document needs to be attached with the application

  • A complete application form along with the attached signature of the applicant.
  • Proof of English Proficiency Language
  • TOEFL (iBT): Listening and Writing: 17; Reading: 18; Speaking: 20.
  • IELTS: 6.0 (5.5 in each Section)
  • Pearson PTE: 52-54
  • Official Academic qualifications and certificates.
  • Copy of valid passport details.
  • Submit the copies of UK visa as well as the documents of any previous visa refusals.

Application Deadline: No such specific deadline for direct application submission.

Note: However, applicants are advised to complete and submit the application before 30 days of the start of the course.

Here is a table showing the determined the average cost of attendance (Estimated Tuition fee and Living cost)

Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)

Tuition & fees :

£ 12,000

Total

£ 12,000

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