University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Psychology Applied to Health

Students on this course will understand and critically evaluate the theoretical basis of health psychology and apply this knowledge to understanding health, health behaviours and health care issues.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

Perspectives in health psychology; applications of health psychology: communication, systems and context; quantitative analysis; qualitative analysis; individual, social and cultural differences; approaches to illness, disability and coping; research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by formal exams and coursework (including oral presentations, essays, group work and critical reviews of research).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 4,750 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 12,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

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