M96PY Health Promotion and Behaviour Change
An introduction to health psychology as a discipline, biopsychosocial models of health and illness and health promotion.
M97PY Interactions and Outcomes in Healthcare Practice
Psychological aspects of health care contexts, including health professional-patient communication, adherence to treatment programmes, decision making, patient satisfaction, impact of hospitalisation and representations and perceptions of health and illness.
M98PY Stress, Health and Illness
The biopsychosocial model – used by health psychology to understand the relationship between social circumstances, psychological status and bodily function. This includes stress, coping and their impact on physical health.
M99PY Management of Long-Term Conditions and Disability
Quality of life, adjustment to diagnosis, self-management of chronic conditions, the Expert Patient Programme and care for those with terminal conditions.
M139PY Advanced Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology
Knowledge and skills in planning, carrying out, analysing and writing about qualitative research in applied psychology at a post graduate level, and a sophisticated awareness of problems, issues and ethics in applied research in psychology.
M140PY Advanced Quantitative Research Methods in Psychology
Knowledge and skills in planning, carrying out, analysing and writing about quantitative research in applied psychology at a post graduate level, and a sophisticated awareness of problems, issues and ethics in applied research in psychology.
M152PY Introducing Research Informed Practice in Health Psychology Theoretical, research, professional and practice issues in health psychology including: ethical codes of conduct and career opportunities in health psychology
M146PY Advancing Professional Practice in Health Psychology
More theoretical, research, professional and practice issues in health psychology including: ethical codes of conduct and career opportunities in health psychology. This module includes the option of a work experience placement.
M147PY Dissertation Preparation in Health Psychology
Choosing a research topic and supervisory team. Designing your study and applying for ethical approval.
M148PY Empirical Dissertation in Health Psychology
Independently conducted research study, done under supervision, and written up ready for submission to a peer reviewed journal.
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