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Clinical Health Psychology and Wellbeing MSc

Clinical Health Psychology and Wellbeing MSc

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Full time | Middlesex University | 1 year | OCT

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Full time


1 year

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Self Development Clinical Psychology Psychology Specialisations

Course type


Course Summary


Supporting physical and mental health is central in all areas of life and employment. This master's degree integrates the promotion of health and wellness with a focus on mental and physical health. You'll gain the knowledge, clinical practitioner and professional skills you need for a career working with clients and patients in health-related settings. You'll also have the opportunity to undertake hands-on learning through a professional placement.

Why study MSc Clinicial Health Psychology and Wellbeing* at Middlesex University?

This MSc has been developed for psychology graduates (or a related discipline) and current health and mental healthcare professionals wishing to further their studies, develop their knowledge and skills and enhance their career opportunities.

During the course, you'll be examining health, wellness and illness to understand the relationship between psychological variables and biomedical conditions as well as physical and mental health and wellbeing.

You'll focus on application and intervention and have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and practice professional and clinical skills. These can include communication with clients, ethical and reflective practice, judgment and decision-making, and skills related to formulation and assessment, cognitive-behavioural therapy, motivational interviewing, and health behaviour change.

We have strong partnerships with many health psychology organisations and trusts which means that you'll be able to undertake an eight-week work placement and gain valuable hands-on work experience. Previous placements have included working with addiction management, cancer screening, pain management, exercise promotion, stroke rehabilitation.


How can the MSc Clinical Health Psychology and support your career?

Once you've completed this MSc course, you can choose to work in a variety of sectors such as the health service, public health, charities, organisations, Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services and academia.

You'd qualified and confident to work in a wide range of roles such as helping people deal with diabetes, pain, or stroke; health promotion in communities, schools or the workplace; designing and delivering interventions for weight loss or smoking cessation; promoting well-being and mental health; and research and teaching.


This module will give you the opportunity for an in-depth, advanced study in a specific area of applied psychology. You'll apply appropriate principles of empirical research to an issue of your choice, and present your research study in the form of a written journal article, using appropriate styles and conventions.

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Entry requirements

Students usually require a 2:1 honours degree or above but applicants with lower or other qualifications may be considered upon interview. The undergraduate degree must be in an appropriate subject area such as psychology, health studies, counselling, mental health, nursing, public health and should have included a research methods component. Particular consideration will be given to performance in undergraduate research methods modules or the dissertation.

University information

Middlesex is a campus university based in leafy North London only 25 minutes from the buzz of central London. It has been excelling in teaching for over 130 years and boasts international campuses in Dubai and Mauritius. Their industry led, contemporary courses and practice-based teaching will help you to excel in the job market and become a leader in your field. Middlesex’s teaching is informed by the needs of industry, so you’ll develop the...more

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