Keystone logo
QUB Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS) MSc in Clinical Health Psychology
QUB Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS)

MSc in Clinical Health Psychology

Belfast, United Kingdom

1 Years

English

Full time, Part time

Request application deadline

Request earliest startdate

EUR 6,980

On-Campus

Introduction

Clinical health psychology (sometimes referred to as behavioural medicine, medical psychology or psychosomatic medicine) is an applied discipline that focuses on people with a health condition that could be prevented, treated or rehabilitated through the use of psychological techniques or procedures. The primary interest is on problems that present as physical complaints rather than emotional or mental health issues. Nevertheless, clinical health psychology is concerned with the emotional problems that may arise as a result of a physical health complaint. The topics covered in the MSc include: research methods, health behaviour change, psycho-oncology and adjustment to long term physical illness.

This MSc aims to provide graduate students with an opportunity for advanced study in specialist topics in the field of clinical health psychology and to prepare graduate students for more advanced research in clinical health psychology, professional training in psychology or other discipline-related professional training.

Applications for this course received after 30th June 2023 may not be accepted. In addition, a deposit will be required to secure a place.

Course Structure

This MSc is one-third research methods and analysis, one-third clinical health psychology content and one-third dissertation.

Optional placement

The optional Applied Psychology Experience module will give students the opportunity to undertake a short placement in a setting relevant to the course. This might include working with a Clinical or Health Psychologist or in a third sector organisation.

Duration

1 year (Full Time)/2 years (Part Time)

Teaching Times

Teaching will take place on two days each week.

Admissions

Scholarships and Funding

Curriculum

Program Tuition Fee

Career Opportunities

About the School

Questions