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The MSc in Psychology and Health is designed for those individuals who wish to explore the many ways in which psychological theory can impact on health, health behaviour and health care systems. With a particular focus on how to promote health across a range of settings this course will be relevant for health professionals who currently work in health settings or for those who have an interest in this area. One attractive feature of this course is that it does not require an undergraduate degree in Psychology and will therefore be of interest to those from a range of educational backgrounds. You will be required to study the following core modules in semester one: Introduction to Psychology and Health Health Psychology Theories and Models Theories and Methods of Behaviour Change Healthcare Settings and Contexts Core Research Methods Health and Clinical Research Methods Personal and Professional Development Semester two covers the core modules listed below: Health Promotion: Settings and Contexts Lifespan Health Psychology Bio-medical Perspectives in Psychology and Health Psychological Issues in Chronic Illness, Disability and Stress In addition, you will be able to choose to take either Applied Research Methods or Analytical Research Methods depending on your background experience in research-related topics. Please note that all module details are subject to change. Over the summer period towards the end of the course, you will undertake an empirical research project. This is your opportunity to complete a major piece of independent research in a topic related to health promotion under the supervision of a suitably experienced member of academic staff.

The MSc in Psychology and Health is designed for those individuals who wish to explore the many ways in which psychological theory can impact on health, health behaviour and health care systems. With a particular focus on how to promote health across a range of settings this course will be relevant for health professionals who currently work in health settings or for those who have an interest in...

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