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University of Auckland

Auckland , North Island ,New Zealand

Master of Health Psychology

This two-year postgraduate programme provides a strong background in the theoretical, methodological and practical applications of health psychology.

The programme will equip you with a sound knowledge base and high-quality research skills needed to design and carry out effective health psychology research and interventions in healthcare settings.

You will be able to evaluate the effectiveness of intervention programmes and be sophisticated in the use of methodological approaches in the health area.

Campus Information

Grafton Campus

Originally established as the School of Medicine, the Grafton Campus (opposite Auckland Hospital on the boundary of Auckland Domain) houses the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, including a café, health services, and the Philson Library.

Intakes

  • Feb
  • March

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

COE
10 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

The MHealthPsych prepares students for entry to the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Psychology, which provides specific training in clinical health psychology and a route to Registered Health Psychologist status. Other opportunities include research and health promotion careers within the hospital, private or university environments. We advise that the University of Auckland is not involved in the employment of graduates and can make no guarantee of post-qualification registration or employment in New Zealand or any other country.

Jobs related to this program

  • Clinical Health Psychologist
  • Community Health Psychologist
  • Occupational Health Psychologist

PSW Opportunity

You can apply for a Post-study Work Visa for up to 3 years.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Minimum program requirements

  • Normally this requires a completed bachelor honors degree or postgraduate diploma from New Zealand, or an acceptable equivalent postgraduate qualification from a recognized university (or similar) overseas.
  • An undergraduate degree
  • GPE 5.0