Aston University: Health Psychology (Online)

InstitutionAston University View institution profile
Department School of Life and Health Sciences
Web www2.aston.ac.uk
Email pgadmissions@aston.ac.uk
Telephone 01212043200
Study type Taught

Summary

Health psychology investigates the way psychological behaviour influences health, illness and the care for chronic disease. A health psychologist uses their knowledge of psychology to understand health behaviours and promote general wellness. Study MSc Health Psychology at Aston University and you will be on a course that follows the BPS curriculum and provides essential Stage 1 Training enabling you to become a Health Psychologist.

Our Health Psychology masters will give you an in-depth understanding of the theory underpinning health psychology. At Aston, you’ll build your understanding of advanced research methodology and the analysis of qualitative and quantitative data to carry out independent work of publishable standard.

As you prepare to become a health psychologist, you’ll learn the professional and transferable skills needed to succeed in this role. You’ll also gain awareness of the contribution and application of health psychology within multicultural and multidisciplinary settings.

Our distance learning Health Psychology MSc course is fully accredited by the BPS and allows you to study online at a pace that suits you, with no need to come onto campus. It confers Stage 1 Training to become a Health Psychologist and will give you an in-depth understanding of the theory underpinning health psychology. At Aston, you’ll build your understanding of advanced research methodology and the analysis of qualitative and quantitative data to carry out independent work of publishable standard.

Key course benefits
• Accredited by the British Psychological Society as Stage 1 Professional Training in Health Psychology
• Commended by the BPS for the support provided to students
• Learn from programme staff who are internationally recognised researchers in their fields and work with a number of NHS clinics and other health related organisations

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Aston University is a stimulating and enjoyable place to study. We pride ourselves on providing a modern, supportive and multicultural environment and are committed to giving you the opportunity to achieve your full potential. You will learn in a friendly and diverse community in the centre of Birmingham, a vibrant and multicultural city in the heart of the UK.

Teaching
You will be taught by both academic experts and practitioners who bring a wealth of real world experience into the classroom. There is an emphasis on learning by doing, to ensure that you gain practical experience by applying ...

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