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Full time | Coventry University | 1 year | 13-SEP-21

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

13-SEP-21

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Clinical Psychology Psychology Specialisations

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

Accredited by British Psychological Society (BPS) for the 2020/21 intake, this course is designed to help you become a practising health psychologist. Upon successful completion of the course you will have completed stage one training - the first step towards Chartered Membership with the BPS and registration as a health psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) (registration fees payable to the HCPC and BPS apply). Successful completion of the course will enable you to use your knowledge and skills to deploy psychological techniques to a range of healthcare scenarios to promote physical health and general wellbeing, and to improve patient outcomes.

Course information

The MSc Health Psychology at Coventry University builds on your undergraduate knowledge and skills to provide an in-depth understanding of health psychology. Used in a range of applied settings, health psychology helps promote healthier lifestyles (e.g. supporting people to lose weight or stop smoking), helps people to live well with long term conditions (e.g. self-manage their diabetes appropriately) and to improve the healthcare system (e.g. advise doctors about better ways to communicate with patients).

Career prospects

Knowledge and skills developed on successful completion of the course can be applied in many different settings including hospitals, local authorities, universities, schools, charities, social enterprises and organisations.

Modules

Interactions and Healthcare Contexts - Core
Living Well with Long-term Conditions - Core
Critical Perspectives in Health Psychology - Core
Stress, Health and Wellbeing - Core
Health Promotion and Behaviour Change - Core
Research design and Ethics - Core
Synthesising Evidence - Core
Empirical Project in Health Psychology - Core
Global Professional Development - Entrepreneurship - Core
Analysing Data and Reporting Research - Core
Developing Professional Practice in Health Psychology - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£10,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£16,600

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A 2:2 undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Psychology. Applicants with degrees in Science or Social Sciences with 50% study in psychology, will be considered on a case by case basis.

University information

Coventry University is a well-established higher education institution located in the West Midlands. As the UK’s fastest growing university, and the 6th largest overall, Coventry offers students a wide range of postgraduate courses, award-winning facilities and an extremely high standard of teaching. The main campus is in the heart of Coventry, a truly global metropolitan city with a diverse and dynamic student population. The university...more

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