Year 1 core modules
Year 2 core modules
and two optional modules
Final-year core modules
and two optional modules (one must be a psychology module)
Modules across the school also available
Modules offered may vary.
This module is designed to introduce students to the field of Health Psychology and health issues which Health Psychologists are concerned with, such as obesity, stress and smoking cessation. The impact of the health care system on health and illness will be evaluated, as well as the role of Health Psychology in the context of the NHS. In exploring the relationship between Eastern and Western medicine, the role of Complementary Medicine in Health Psychology will be critically discussed, with particular attention to stress management.