This course offers a flexible programme of study in health psychology, which forms stage one of a two stage process to gain Chartered Health Psychologist status with the British Psychological Society (BPS).
The course combines distance learning with some traditional on campus classroom teaching. This allows you to study on-line at times to suit you.
We designed the course to give you the knowledge, skills, values and academic approach to improve your work and study in health psychology.
You learn to
critically evaluate and apply different approaches to psychological health-related issues
develop advanced skills in research methods
apply problem solving strategies to complex professional scenarios
critically reflect on your practice, planning and personal development
You use your experiences of the workplace to aid your training, for example work-based reflection is part of your continuing personal development.