Teesside University

Teesside University

Health Psychology

This programme examines how psychosocial factors apply to health states; develops understanding of ways psychology can be integrated into the organisation and delivery of health care services; applies psychological knowledge to bring about change and offer alternatives in health care provision; explores major psychological paradigms and their explanations of issues including: coping styles; hormonal influences on behaviour; health over the lifespan; mental health; crisis and change; core modules include: bio-psychological perspectives of behaviour; context and lifespan in health psychology; health psychology in action; models of the person; research methods; social psychology and health related behaviour; option modules offered by master's programmes in the School of Social Sciences and Law and the School of Health & Social Care; final year involves independent research project and dissertation of 15,000-20,000 words.

Entry requirements

2nd Class Honours degree or above in psychology with Graduate Basis for Chartership.

Course modules

Core modules include: Bio-psychological perspectives of behaviour; context and lifespan in health psychology; health psychology in action; models of the person; research methods; social psychology and health related behaviour.

Assessment methods

A variety of assessment methods, including examinations and presentations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,590 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 4,590 per Whole course (EU fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 10,950 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 4,590 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 4,590 per Whole course (EU fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 10,950 per Whole course (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Teesside University Middlesbrough TS1 3BA North East

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Administrator, School of Social Sciences and Law
Telephone number: 
01642 384491