Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Health Psychology

This course will develop your skills to critically evaluate the current knowledge, theory and evidence base relevant to health psychology. Equip you with the skills and capabilities relevant to progression to health psychology practice. Develop your skills to use a range of techniques and research methods applicable to psychological enquiry. 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. Enable you to demonstrate an ability to disseminate work appropriately in a range of written and oral formats. Equip you 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.

Entry requirements

Applicants need an undergraduate degree in Psychology (upper 2nd Class or above) that is recognised by the British Psychological Society as providing Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC). Your academic references and your personal statement regarding your commitment to health psychology will also be considered.

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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,940 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,940 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,940 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,940 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,940 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 3 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (EU) 12 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (England) 12 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 12 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Scotland) 12 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Wales) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

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

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