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Health psychology is devoted to understanding the psychology of health and illness. This MSc gives you comprehensive and detailed knowledge of health psychology research and its applications. You acquire the theoretical tools and methodological techniques necessary to undertake health psychology research (including doctoral-level research) and to pursue a career in a health-psychology-related area. The programme provides an essential foundation for those who wish to qualify as Chartered Health Psychologists as it is accredited by the British Psychological Society as meeting the requirements for Stage 1 training in health psychology. Visit the School of Psychology. This programme is now recognised as meeting the standards set by the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). For details of programme contents, visit the School of Psychology. Assessment The taught courses are assessed by a variety of methods that include term papers, presentations and unseen examinations. The project is assessed by a dissertation. Structure Our Masters programmes (except the MSc in Experimental Psychology) share advanced research methods courses including core courses such as Linear Models, Ethics and Research Governance, and Philosophy of Science, and more specific options such as Eye Tracking, Randomised Control Trials and Discourse Analysis. All Masters programmes include a research project supervised by a member of faculty. In most cases, core teaching is delivered on two days each week.

Health psychology is devoted to understanding the psychology of health and illness. This MSc gives you comprehensive and detailed knowledge of health psychology research and its applications. You acquire the theoretical tools and methodological techniques necessary to undertake health psychology research (including doctoral-level research) and to pursue a career in a health-psychology-related...

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