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Webinar - Developing a career in psychology
07 September

Course code: MC8AN     Level: 7

Image: The British Psychological Society Accredited courseIf you have an undergraduate degree in psychology, you can benefit from this flexible online Health Psychology Masters degree. Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), this course provides you with stage one training and is a prerequisite for stage two training towards becoming a Chartered member of the BPS (CPsychol) and a Registered Health Psychologist with the Health Care and Professions Council (HCPC).

Our online MSc Health Psychology degree covers the theoretical and professional issues in health psychology and provides excellent preparation for many roles within the NHS. 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 a PhD and ultimately become a practicing Health Psychologist.

Tutors that are experts in practice and research

You'll be taught by our team of research active psychologists, who have expert knowledge of health psychology theory, practice and research. You won't just be looking at the theoretical side of health psychology therefore; you'll also be exploring the issues faced by today's health psychology professionals. Their comprehensive knowledge and professional experience will really help you learn. And their strong research profile means that you'll be part of a vibrant department at the forefront of developments in health psychology.

Flexible study to fit around your lifestyle

Studying online gives you the flexibility to study at the most convenient time and place for you. Course modules still operate within a fixed semester but you can choose to study during the day, in the evenings or at the weekend rather than having to attend fixed lectures. If you are employed full time or bringing up a family, this flexibility is invaluable.

What to learn more about working as a health psychologist?

Watch the presentation from Philip Clarke and Dr. Ainslea Cross to learn more about what it takes to work as a Health, Sports and Exercise Psychologist.

Take a look at the webinar >

What does online learning look like?

If you're thinking of studying one of our courses, you may be wondering how online learning works and what it looks like. Below are some images from one of the modules of this course. There are three screen shots for you to scroll through which show you what the learning environment and material looks like, with a brief explanation underneath.

Click on the image below to view examples.

Activities are used so you can discuss and critique contemporary Psychological themes.
Diagrams are used to help visualise theories.
A range of research and theories support your learning.