MSc Health Psychology

Develop the understanding necessary for the academic component of the route towards becoming a Registered Health Psychologist

Our MSc Health Psychology course will help you to develop the necessary knowledge and skills to critically evaluate the fundamental theoretical, empirical, and practical applications of health psychology.

Our MSc Health Psychology fulfils the standards of the British Psychological Society Masters programmes (Stage One training) in health psychology (October 2014), which with Stage Two postgraduate training, equips you for practice as a registered health psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Why choose to study MSc Health Psychology at Derby?

  • Study a course that follows the core curriculum of the British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Improve your skills in reviewing literature, formulating pertinent research questions and exploring these through the application of contemporary
  • Gain the knowledge to work within multi-professional health care contexts
  • As part of the course you’ll undertake your own research project, specialising in an area of health psychology that particularly interests you and that is relevant to your career aspirations.

Join us at an Open Day

Book your place at our next Open Day - this will give you the opportunity to attend subject talks, tour the University and speak to both the teaching team and current students of our  MSc Health Psychology course.