Health Psychology

Liverpool John Moores University

Ph. D. On Campus
24 months
16100 GBP/year
7100 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Health Psychology from Liverpool John Moores University produces high quality research in a range of areas in health psychology. Areas of expertise include pain, disability, patient-reported outcome measurement, positive psychology, obesity and health cognition. Staff have long-standing expertise in training and developing future Health Psychologists.


At Health Psychology from Liverpool John Moores University you will experience quality training and supervision on a course underpinned by high-grade research and practice activity.


A growing number of health psychology graduates work in health education, health promotion, health administration and health audit. There are also opportunities in the organisational aspects of delivering health care within the health service and in research/teaching. Staff on the course have supervised trainees working in the health service, universities, private healthcare companies including occupational health, health and safety laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, and in private practice offering health coaching and therapeutic interventions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Planning Training in Health Psychology
  • Professional Practice in Health Psychology
  • Reflection in Health Psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • a good honours degree in Psychology and GBC
  • a BPS Accredited MSc in Health Psychology (or BPS Stage I Qualification), normally at merit level or higher
  • a suitable pre-determined placement (paid or voluntary)
  • IELTS 7.0 (minimum 6.5 in each component)
    • Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes)
    • RPL is accepted on this programme
    • All candidates will be interviewed
    • International students applying to study a full-time taught Masters, MRes, MPhil or PhD at LJMU should check if they require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate
    • International students entering on a Tier 4 visa cannot study part-time

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      16100 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 16100 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
    • EU/EEA

      7100 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 7100 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
    • Home (part-time, per year): £3,550
    • International (part-time, per year): £8,050


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