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MSc Health Psychology

School of Psychology
  • Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) from the British Psychological Society, 2:1 or higher in Psychology
  • Jan 2024
  • Full-time
  • 1 Year
  • Postgraduate
  • Master of Science
  • Buckingham
  • A 2:1 or higher in a British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited undergraduate Psychology degree conferring Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC), including a 2:1 or higher in the project module. Your project supervisor will also need to supply a letter of recommendation. Only applicants meeting these entry criteria will be considered.

    Mature students

    Age is no barrier to learning and we welcome all applications from suitably qualified students.

    International students

    We are happy to consider all international applications and if you are an international student, you may find it useful to visit our international pages for details of entry requirements from your home country. International applicants are advised to check with the BPS if your course qualifies for GBC . You can use the “Non-UK applicants” tab to apply for GBC.

    The University is a UKVI Student Sponsor.

    English Language Requirements

    If your English language level is below the entry requirements you will be expected to complete our pre-sessional English language programme.  You do not need to apply separately for this programme, your offer will include the necessary pre-sessional English term(s).

    Selection process

    When we assess your application, we are looking for:

    • why you want to study Health Psychology
    • why you have selected The University of Buckingham
    • where you would like to go professionally with your degree

    We assess this through your academic background, your personal statement, and a tutorial-style interview. Wherever possible, your tutorial interview will be conducted in person so that you may meet our Admissions Tutor, current students, and have a tour of the campus. If it is not possible for you to visit in person, so the tutorial interview may be conducted by Microsoft Teams or phone.

    The Psychology Admissions Team would be happy to answer any questions you may have:

    +44 (0)1280 828322

    Student Contract for prospective students

    When you are offered a place at the University you will be notified of the student contract between the University and students on our courses of study. When you accept an offer of a place on the course at the University a legal contract is formed between you and the University on the basis of the student contract in your offer letter. Your offer letter and the student contract contain important information which you should read carefully before accepting an offer. Read the Student Contract.