You should have a bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent, typically a 2:1 or above.
To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree in psychology. The degree should be recognised by the British Psychological Society as providing Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC).
We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.
In your application, you will need to provide a maximum 500 word personal statement which should:
(a) show a clear understanding of health psychology as a subject, why you are interested in studying on this particular course and what skills and interests you hope to develop over the duration of the course.
(b) outline your research experience to date. This could include key research related assignments that you have completed such as your undergraduate dissertation project, or any research posts you have held. Please explain the skills and knowledge you have gained from your research experience that you would bring to the MSc Health Psychology programme.
(c) describe any other practical experience that you have which you feel is relevant to the field of health psychology and what you have learned from this experience.
If your first language is not English but within the last 2 years you completed your degree in the UK you may be exempt from our English language requirements.