Clinical Health Psychology fuses the treatment of physical and emotional illness. Focusing on the relationship between psychological variables and biomedical conditions, it deals with the response to physical illness of patients in the health care system. Our students develop skills in research methodology and professional implementation. The programme will be of interest to individuals who are interested in health or counselling psychology and those who have a background in a health care setting.
Why study MSc Applied Clinical Health Psychology at Middlesex?
This MSc provides you with the knowledge and skills relevant to understanding how psychology is applied to the care of the physically ill and how it can maximise the effectiveness of health care delivery. During the course you will study counselling skills; chronic illness and its management; working with patients in the health care system; health-related behaviour, addiction and treatment; public health, health promotion and behaviour change interventions; stress and stress management; and research methods.
This course is intended for those with or without a degree in psychology but without the Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS) (normally obtained through completing a psychology degree in the UK). Those with GBC may prefer to apply for our BPS accredited MSc Health Psychology, which includes a placement.
- We have excellent employment results: over 90% of our psychology graduates are employed within six months of completing their degree. - Our psychology teaching and research facilities are unrivalled. They include fully equipped lecture theatres and tutorial spaces; a pychophysiology laboratory; social observation laboratories; a video editing suite; a virtual reality laboratory; auditory cognition laboratory; and testing cubicles. - You will benefit from the expertise of our teaching staff who are leading researchers in health psychology and qualitative research.
Your undergraduate degree should be in an appropriate subject which may include a research methods component, and knowledge or experience of psychological principles. We require a second class honours degree or above.
FEES £8,000 per year full time FEES INTERNATIONAL £12,000 per year full time
Recipient: Middlesex University
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