City's Health Psychology/Psychology and Health MSc aims to give you a thorough understanding of health psychology theory and research, and to develop relevant academic, research and communication skills.
It will also enable you to develop an awareness of professional and contextual issues relevant to the practice of health psychology. Health Psychology is devoted to furthering understanding of the scientific relationships between the social and psychological dimensions of health and illness.
Psychosocial and sociocultural factors that may contribute to disease or its prevention
Behavioural methods used in the diagnosis, treatment, or rehabilitation of individuals living with physical disorders
Techniques that could reduce disease risk by modifying health beliefs, attitudes or behaviours including decisions about using professional services.
The MSc in Health Psychology is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). For this course you should normally have the BPS Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC).
The MSc in Psychology and Health was set up for those without GBC but who have an interest in psychological issues related to health.