Key information
Source: HOTCOURSES, March 2016.

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Clinical Psychology Psychology Specialisations

Course type

Taught

Course summary
Source: HOTCOURSES, March 2016.

Health psychology is an expanding area of global employment, with opportunities for graduates in hospitals, universities and community-based organisations. Designed and delivered in collaboration with researchers and practitioners within the field, the Health Psychology course will give you the opportunity to explore the many ways in which psychology can be applied to an understanding of health and illness and to modern healthcare systems. Enhance your employability across a range of career paths within health and social care. Professionally accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) the course has recently been commended on the quality of student support, management of practitioner input, research methods training, range of assessments, links with local communities and services, and the development of inter-professional skills. Suitable for recent graduates and experienced professionals looking to enhance their specialist skills and career opportunities.

Graduate careers: The Health Psychology course is designed to deliver a range of transferable skills and enhance your employability across a range of health and social care careers. Health psychology is an expanding area of global employment, with opportunities for graduates in hospitals, universities and community-based organisations. Successful graduates can also progress on to doctoral study, including stage two training in Health Psychology or PhD.

Different course options
Source: HOTCOURSES, March 2016.

Full time | Leicester Campus | 1 year | SEP-16

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-16

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course.

Source: HOTCOURSES, March 2016.

Advanced Applied Psychology Dissertation

This module is an independent research project in a health-related topic area of your choice.

Research Methods and Data Analysis for Applied Psychologists

This module introduces you to a range of ways of collecting, analysing, and presenting research data.

Mind, Body and Health

This module investigates the ways in which mind and body interact to affect health, and also explores the role of personality factors and social support.

Tuition fees
Source: HOTCOURSES, March 2016.

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,980

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course

£12,200

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements
Source: HOTCOURSES, March 2016.

An Honours degree from a BPS accredited psychology course (or international equivalent); successful applicants are required to attend an interview; enhanced DBS certificate and self declaration form are required, (international applicants are required to submit a criminal records certificate from their home country) in accordance with DMU's admissions policy; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

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