Module code: PSY3073

Module provider


Module Leader

OGDEN JE Prof (Psychology)

Number of Credits


ECT Credits



FHEQ Level 6

JACs code


Module cap (Maximum number of students)


Module Availability

Semester 2

Overall student workload

Lecture Hours: 22

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Coursework 6 PAGE ESSAY 25%
Examination 90-MINUTE EXAMINATION 75%

Alternative Assessment


Prerequisites / Co-requisites

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Critical understanding of the theories and methods underpinning health psychology KCPT
Critical understanding of the predictors of health behaviours, how health behaviours contribute to physical health, and how health behaviours can be changed effectively KC
Critical understanding of the role of psychology in understanding physical health outcomes and how psychological interventions can help improve health outcomes in chronic disease KC

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Module content

Methods of Teaching / Learning

Assessment Strategy

Reading list

Reading list for HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY :

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.