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Health Psychology MSc
De Montfort University

School Of Applied Social Sciences

About this course

Health Psychology MSc: Improving public health through the development of psychological interventions and behavioural strategies is a high priority on the political agenda and health psychology is a popular and expanding field; the programme allows students to understand health behaviours and develop their knowledge of how these can be shaped and altered; the programme has a particular focus on tackling health inequalities and working within diverse communities; there is also a focus on inter-professional working.


Core modules: theories and perspectives in health psychology; mind, body and health; understanding and managing chronic health conditions; health, diversity and social inclusion; psychology of health and food through the lifespan; health psychology in theory and contemporary practice; research methods and data analysis for health psychologists; health psychology dissertation.

Course dates & prices

Starting How long Days you attend Details Where Class info Price

Oct 2014

3 years

Part-time No application date provided Leicester,
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£395 per credit module

*More info: £395 per credit module

Oct 2014

1 years

Full time No application date provided Leicester,
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per year

*More info: £4740 per year

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Additional entry requirements

Minimum 2.1 Honours degree from a BPS accredited psychology course (or international equivalent); successful applicants are required to attend an interview; enhanced DBS certificate and self declaration form are required, (international applicants are required to submit a criminal records certificate from their home country) in accordance with DMU's admissions policy.; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.


Postgraduate Qualification (MSc)

Awarding body

British Psychological Society

Subject areas

Philosophy, Health Care Management / Health Studies, Psychology (General)

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by Anon - 23-NOV-07

I am aiming to open a restaurant and a fashion house after I graduate. The course content is very relevant to what I want to do in my career. It teaches me the process of opening a business and how to manage the business efficiently. There ...more

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