Theories and Perspectives in Health Psychology (15 credits) - explores the biopsychosocial model of health and evaluates the ways in which lifestyles and health-enhancing and health- compromising behaviours (such as exercise, smoking and alcohol consumption) impact on our well-being
Mind, Body and Health (15 credits)- investigates the ways in which mind and body interact to affect health, and also explores the role of personality factors and social support.
Understanding and Managing Chronic Health Conditions (15 credits) - develops a detailed understanding of how living with a long-term health condition affects the individual, their caregivers and family members.
Critical and International Perspectives on Health Psychology (15 credits) - integrates psychological and sociological perspectives to develop understanding of health and illness among disadvantaged communities in the UK and around the world.
Psychology of Health and Food through The Lifespan (15 credits)- focuses on adaptive and maladaptive eating behaviours through the human lifespan.
Health Psychology in Theory and Contemporary Practice (15 credits) - explores the theoretical perspectives that inform the work of modern day health psychologists and healthcare and discusses how these are applied in practice. There is a particular focus on working in inter-professional and multi-disciplinary teams.
Advanced Applied Psychology Dissertation (60 credits) - is an independent research project in a health-related topic area of your choice.
For students starting in 2021/22:
Research Methods and Data Analysis for Psychologists (30 credits) - equips you with the quantitative and qualitative research and data analysis skills necessary to undertake research at MSc level
For students starting in 2022/23:
Research Methods and Data Analysis for Applied Psychologists (15 credits) - introduces you to research design and a range of approaches to data collection and analysis with a particular emphasis on qualitative methods.
Applied Statistics in Health Psychology (15 credits) - develops your skills in applied statistics and psychometric theory for health sciences.