Prof Gerry Humphris
School of Medicine
Medical and Biological Sciences Building
University of St Andrews
The main aim of this new programme is to provide a Stage 1 Professional Training for Chartered Health Psychologist status with the British Psychological Society. This includes a theoretical basis for understanding the major psychological factors that are associated with the attainment and maintenance of health including a detailed focus on health behaviour.
On completion, students will be equipped with the necessary skills to embark on their Stage 2 training or facilitate research at M.Phil or Ph.D. level. The programme will provide a detailed knowledge of the health psychology literature and principal theoretical and methodological issues in this field. The programme will also provide students with the statistical and methodological skills necessary to undertake research in health psychology.
This course will be of interest to those who wish to obtain a professional training and a further academic qualification enabling career advancement in an important and developing applied field in health care.
A pdf file with information about the Health Psychology MSc is also available