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Department of Psychology Programme Catalogue 2022/23

THPS-AWM01: MSc Health Psychology

Leading to the award of:

Mode of Attendance: Full-time incorporating placement

[Page last updated: 03 August 2022]

Assessment Regulations
Applicable assessment regulations:
Applicable NFAAR appendices:
Appendix 11
Approved exemptions:
Yes - see NFAAR documentation for further details
DAPS and exit awards:
THPS-AFC01: PG Cert Health Psychology
Programme progression requirement:
Total taught and dissertation/project credits:
Taught credits: 54 Project credits: 36

Please consult your programme handbook or contact your Director of Studies for further information on assessment regulations

Year 1

Academic Year: Taught Units

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
ECTS Credits
PS50188 Advanced research methods for applied psychology 18 Credits
PS50195 Health psychology approaches 18 Credits
PS50196 Health psychology interventions 18 Credits

Dissertation Period: Project/Dissertation Units

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
ECTS Credits
PS50051 Health psychology placement 6 Credits
PS50055 Health Psychology dissertation 30 Credits


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  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2022/23 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2023/24 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
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