Classes run from week of 1st October to week of 12th December.
Some assessments (class tests or exams) for this semester may take place in the weeks of 6th or 13th January.
Classes run from week of 21st January to week of 3rd April.
Some assessments (class tests or exams) for this semester may take place in the weeks of 28th April or 5th May.
This runs from May to August and has no timetabled classes.
Some work may be due for assessment during this period. The dissertation project M148PY is due for submission in August.
Full-time vs. Part-time
Full-time students take all the modules listed for the MSc Health Psychology, i.e. they attend Tuesdays and Thursdays in both semester one and semester two.
Part-time students in year one attend only Tuesday’s modules (both semesters)
Part-time students in year two attend only Thursdays’s modules (both semesters)
Semester one classes in detail
Tuesdays 1.00 -2.50 pm M96PY Health promotion and behaviour change (led by Charlotte Hilton)
Tuesdays 3.15-6.00 pm M140PY Advanced quantitative research methods (led by John Williams)
Thursdays 1.00-2.50 pm M98PY Biopsychosocial approaches to stress health and illness (led by Krishna Bhatti)
Thursdays 3.30-5.30 pm M145PY Introducing professional practice in health psychology (led by Carol Percy)
Semester two classes in detail
Tuesdays 1.00-2.50 pm M97PY Interactions and outcomes in healthcare practice (led by Carol Percy)
Tuesdays 3.15 – 6.00 pm M139PY Advanced qualitative research methods (led by Simon Goodman)
Thursdays 1.00-2.50 pm M99PY Management of long term conditions and disability (led by Carol Percy)
Thursdays 3.30-5.30 pm M146PY Advancing professional practice in health psychology (led by Carol Percy)
No classes – time for independent work, e.g. work experience, dissertation research, etc.
A full list of coursework deadlines will be provided when you attend induction day. Details of work required on each individual module will be provided in the module guide. These guides will be available to you on our online learning system once you enrol for the course.
Each module has a named member of staff who leads it. This person takes overall administrative responsibility for the module and may also deliver some of the teaching. Most modules include a variety of guest speakers, some internal and some external to the university.