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PROGRAMME STRUCTURES

MSc Health Psychology

PMSF1PHP / Full Time / January Entry
Term 1
Winter
Advanced Quantitative Methods [L7/15U] (SPFAQNM)
Advanced Qualitative Methods [L7/15U] (SPFAQLM)
Professional Issues in Health Psychology [L7/15U] (SPFPIHP)
Term 2
Spring
Managing Chronic Illness: Healthcare and Professional Settings [L7/15U] (SPFMCIL)
Dissertation in Health Psychology [L7/60U] (SPFDIHP)
Placement in Health Psychology [L7/15U] (SPFPIHS)
Term 3
Summer
Health Behaviour, Cognitions & Interventions [L7/15U] (SPFHBCI)
Dissertation in Health Psychology [L7/60U] (SPFDIHP)
(Continued)
Placement in Health Psychology [L7/15U] (SPFPIHS)
(Continued)
Postgraduate Examination
Term 4
Autumn
Context and Communication in Health Psychology [L7/15U] (SPFCCHP)
Physiological and Psychosomatic Disease Processes [L7/15U] (SPFPPDP)

 

MSc Health Psychology

PMSF1PHP / Full Time / September Entry
Term 1
Autumn
Context and Communication in Health Psychology [L7/15U] (SPFCCHP)
Physiological and Psychosomatic Disease Processes [L7/15U] (SPFPPDP)
December Examination
Term 2
Winter
Advanced Quantitative Methods [L7/15U] (SPFAQNM)
Advanced Qualitative Methods [L7/15U] (SPFAQLM)
Health Behaviour, Cognitions & Interventions [L7/15U] (SPFHBCI)
Term 3
Spring
Professional Issues in Health Psychology [L7/15U] (SPFPIHP)
Dissertation in Health Psychology [L7/60U] (SPFDIHP)
Placement in Health Psychology [L7/15U] (SPFPIHS)
Term 4
Summer
Managing Chronic Illness: Healthcare and Professional Settings [L7/15U] (SPFMCIL)
Dissertation in Health Psychology [L7/60U] (SPFDIHP)
(Continued)
Placement in Health Psychology [L7/15U] (SPFPIHS)
(Continued)
Postgraduate Examination