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2016/17 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue

MSc Psychological Approaches to Health

Programme code:MSC-PSYCHUCAS code:
Duration:12 Months Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Dr Clare Lawton Contact

Total credits: 180

Entry requirements:

Professional qualification in the area of health or healthcare or first degree in Psychology or Health Studies (minimum 2ii)

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

Institute of Psychological Sciences

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

Institute of Psychological Sciences Taught Postgraduate Examination Board

Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

Institute of Psychological Sciences

Programme specification:

A unique combination of applied perspectives introduced following general consideration of broader issues in psychological approaches to health.

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[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

PSYC5310MAdvanced Research Methods15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
PSYC5320MSystematic Research Review15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
PSYC5600MIntroduction, Approaches and Issues in Psychological Approaches to Health15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
PSYC5611MTheory and Interventions in Health Psychology15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
PSYC5620MUnderstanding, Predicting and Changing Health Behaviours15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
PSYC5632MHealth Psychology at Leeds15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
PSYC5642MFood and Health15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
PSYC5651MPsychology of Patient Safety15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
PSYC5670MPsychological Approaches to Health: Research Project60 credits1 Oct to 30 Sep (12mth)

Last updated: 30/09/2013


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