MSc in Psychology and Health Inequalities


This course is designed to give you advanced training in psychological research methods and analysis, whilst also introducing advanced study of health inequalities from a wide range of perspectives, including psychological, sociological, linguistic, and epidemiological. In addition to your taught components, you will have the opportunity to undertake a dissertation project on a topic of your choice under the supervision of a research-active member of staff. 

Keele has a well-established and growing community of researchers in health inequalities. Recent research within the School of Psychology has considered health from the perspectives of older adults, LGBTQ communities, people with intellectual disabilities, gender, new mothers, and Eastern European migrants, amongst others. 

DURATION: 2-year full-time

SUBJECT AREAS: Natural Sciences, Psychology, Science

FEES (2021/22 ACADEMIC YEAR): £16,500

SCHOLARSHIPS: £1,000 to £10,000

Key Features

  • Two-semester Advanced Study module with an interdisciplinary focus enabling you to explore a range of different topics in health inequalities  
  • Strong focus on your personal skills development throughout the course to help you pursue your career goals 
  • Opportunities to pursue your personal interests in Psychology and Health Inequalities with support from experts in this field 
  • A broad range of research methods training to maximise your employability skills 
  • Small group specialist teaching in Health Inequalities from research-active tutors 
  • A large cohort of MSc students sharing the core Psychology modules provides a lively and supportive peer community 

The programme provides taught content and research training in a range of areas in Psychology and Health Inequalities building on areas of staff research expertise.