Sheffield Hallam University
This course has been designed to give students the knowledge, skills, values and academic approach to improve their work and study in health psychology; students learn to: critically evaluate and apply different approaches to psychological health-related issues; develop advanced skills in research methods; apply problem-solving strategies to complex professional scenarios; critically reflect on their practice, planning and personal development; students use their work or voluntary experience from within a health-related setting to aid their training, for example work-based reflection is part of the continuing personal development; successfully completing this course allows students to progress onto Stage 2 of the British Psychological Society (BPS) qualification in health psychology or a BPS-accredited doctoral programme in health psychology; successfully completing Stage 2 confers eligibility to apply to the Health Professions Council for registration as a health psychologist.
Normally either a BSc or BA psychology giving Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS) with a 2.1 or above, or GBC by an alternative route, for example by examination, or by BPS acceptance of an overseas psychology degree; if English is not the student�s 1st language they typically need an IELTS 7.0 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent.
Modules include: applications and practice of health psychology; healthcare contexts: work-based reflection; health cognitions and behaviour; health cognitions and behaviour; individual differences in health and illness; lifespan, gender and cross-cultural perspectives on health and illness; lifespan, gender and cross-cultural perspectives on health and illness; perspectives, contexts and issues in health research and practice; psychobiological determinants of health; research methods and measurement issues in health psychology; health psychology research project.
Assessment methods: essays, short answers, research reports, group projects, ongoing reflection by personal development portfolio, research project.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,200 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 12,400 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,100 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Collegiate Crescent Campus||Sheffield||S10 2BP||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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