Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Health Psychology

This course will develop your ability to critically evaluate the current knowledge, theory and evidence base relevant to health psychology. It will equip you with the skills and capabilities relevant to progression to health psychology practice. You will be able to develop your skills to use a range of techniques and research methods applicable to psychological enquiry. This award will also enable you to apply relevant ethical, legal and professional practice frameworks and maintain appropriate professional boundaries. Develop your ability to communicate effectively (verbally and non-verbally) with colleagues, research supervisors and a wider audience, and learn how to disseminate work appropriately in a range of written and oral formats. You will emerge with the conceptual understanding, skills and knowledge to critically reflect on and synthesise all of the above to inform your developing professional identity as a trainee health psychologist.

Course modules

Modules include: MSc: Core issues in health psychology; psychology research methods; communication issues in health care settings; impact and experience of long-term conditions; applications of health psychology; dissertation.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,300 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Staffordshire University (Stoke-on-Trent Campus) ST4 2DE West Midlands

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