at The Health Psychology programme of University of Worcester, this degree focuses on how you can apply the knowledge of psychology to promote healthier lifestyles. You'll explore ways to facilitate positive behaviour change to help people lose weight or stop smoking, for example.
Through understanding the application of health psychology you will also gain skills that can be applied to improving the healthcare system and supporting people to manage chronic health and illness.
- A welcoming, professional community of students and lecturers, including the Worcester Psychology Society, with guest speakers, group trips, social nights and a peer mentoring scheme
- A focus on health psychology, but also bringing in core areas of psychology to explore research into issues such as eating disorders, pain and stress management
- A personalised learning journey; choice of modules, skills development and personal and academic tutoring based as much on your career as your studies
Where could it take you?
Before you start your health Psychology degree, you will probably want to know how it can help you into a fulfilling career. Here at Worcester, we have designed the whole Psychology curriculum around your future ambitions - and we support you in developing the skills that will open doors in a range of sectors, including health, business, counselling, forensics, education and sport. Communication, problem solving, critical thinking, team working, and data collection and analysis are just some of the skills that will increase your appeal to employers.
The BSc Heath Psychology programme would specifically provide opportunities for careers in: Academia; NHS Physical or Mental Health Care Services; Public Health; leading health initiatives such Diabetes Prevention Programmes; working in Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT); Stop Smoking services; Private Practice.
We don’t just help you develop your skills we also provide opportunities for you to practice them, and help you understand your unique and personal ‘skills rucksack’. We work closely with the university's Careers and Employability team, arranging placements, both paid and voluntary, with many local and national organisations - including a variety of NHS trusts, IAPT, the BPS, local charities and voluntary organisations, and Worcestershire County Council.
You can also take part in workshops devoted to CV writing, interview skills, recruitment and assessment techniques. And you'll have the chance to talk to guest speakers, and visit potential employers - as well as getting help to apply for work and postgraduate study.
- 36 months
- 48 months
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DisciplinesPsychology Public Health Health Sciences View 491 other Bachelors in Public Health in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 112 UCAS points (for example, BBC at A Level)
- GCSE English and Mathematics at Grade C/4 or above (or equivalent)
- If you are an international student who does not have the relevant entry requirements for direct entry onto this course, our pathway courses at University of Worcester International College could be the right option for you and enable you to still graduate with this degree.
International13400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13400 GBP per year during 36 months.
EU/EEA9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Worcester
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.