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MSc - Master of Science
Clinical Psychology Psychology Specialisations
Delve into the exciting field of health psychology on our BPS-accredited course, one of the only master's of this kind to include a compulsory 16-week placement.
Our MSc Health Psychology is designed to give you a solid grounding in all the main areas of health psychology.
Taking a multidisciplinary approach to the subject, we look at how psychology can be used to help us better understand health and health behaviours, looking at everything from preventing ill health to managing long-term conditions and developing effective healthcare provision.
You will gain hands-on experience of methods for conducting research in diverse research and healthcare settings before going on to apply those skills during the placement.
We're highly regarded for psychology at the University of Bath. You will work with lecturers with expertise across the spectrum of health psychology subjects, including public health, addictive behaviours, pain, palliative care and digital interventions.
You will leave this course with:
Studying this course will prepare you for moving into a wide range of health-related posts, whether you choose to go on to work at a university, within government, the private sector or in a charity.
The skills you gain will act as a solid foundation for going on to undertake a PhD, Stage 2 professional doctorate, further clinical psychology training or work as a research assistant.
Recent graduates of this course have gone on to work in a wide variety of roles, including:
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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. 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.
The University of Bath is one of the UK’s most prestigious institutions, ranking top 10 in the Complete University Guide 2023. The university is known for excellence in teaching and research, a welcoming community, and for providing students with outstanding preparation for the workplace. Bath fosters an inclusive and supportive learning community, comprised of students from all over the world. There are more than 145 countries represented in...more