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Professional Doctorate Health Psychology

University of Stirling

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  • Qualification

    Professional Doctorate

  • Location

    University of Stirling

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21, 01-JAN-22

  • Duration

    36 months

Course summary

Overview

Health Psychology can help to address health challenges affecting people’s day to day lives, prevent illness and foster health and well-being.

This course will train you to develop scientific and practitioner skills in Health Psychology, and to be eligible to become a health psychologist. It is based on real-world placement learning, and includes brief periods of teaching and workshops.

You'll acquire specific competencies as defined by the British Psychological Society. You'll also gain competence in carrying out a piece of high quality empirical research to a standard publishable in peer review journals.

Supervision is provided by the experienced and enthusiastic health team in Psychology. We have an excellent international reputation in the field of Health Psychology with a record of high quality research into health and health behaviour.

Course objectives

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • show an advanced knowledge of Health Psychology theory, research and methods
  • develop, deliver and evaluate evidence-based health interventions
  • maintain ethical and professional standards in Health Psychology practice and research
  • provide consultancy for individuals, teams or organisations
  • be competent in designing, delivering and evaluating training courses in Health Psychology

Accreditations

Health and Care Professions Council, British Psychological Society.

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University information

University of Stirling

  • University League Table

    45th

  • Campus address

    University of Stirling, Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 118 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    154 71%

    23rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67 67%

    44th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    41st

    64

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