King's College London, University of London: Health Psychology MSc
|Institution||King's College London, University of London|
|Department||Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience|
|Telephone||+44 (0) 207 848 7000|
We are proud to have been awarded an IoPPN Excellence Award in 2018 for student satisfaction in the Postgraduate Taught Education Survey (PTES).
Take the first step towards becoming a chartered health psychologist. Our course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and counts as stage one of your training.
To help you put your skills into action, you’ll carry out practical work in statistics, a supervised research project and a 100-hour health-based clinical placement.
- Planned placements at top organisations specialising in everything from cardiology to charitable work
- Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as your stage one training
- Learn from experts in clinical health psychology, as well as visiting lecturers from a range of subjects.
- Study surrounded by the expertise and facilities of the Centre for Neuroimaging Sciences, MRC Social & Genetic Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Maurice Wohl Neuroscience Centre, and the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre
You’ll learn through a mixture of lectures, seminars, practical skills workshops, and a placement opportunity.
The course is taught by leading academics from King’s, many with a research focus on treatments for patients with long term psychological conditions. Some of our teaching team are academic psychologists, and others are working clinically. You’ll benefit from the huge amount of experience within the faculty.
We also bring in experts from other areas to lecture on specialist topics throughout the year.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
Bachelor’s degree with 2:1 honours in Psychology accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.
NOTE: Students who are applying from outside the UK, or who do not have a BPS accredited degree in Psychology, must check with the BPS to see if they qualify for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC). To apply for GBC, download the form at: https://www.bps.org.uk/join-us/membership/graduate-membership (note that application process should take two to three weeks).
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