Foundations in Psychology: Health and Clinical
Module code: C8501
Level 3 (sub-degree)
30 credits in autumn & spring teaching
Teaching method: Revision, Seminar, Lecture
Assessment modes: Unseen examination, Coursework
In this module, you're introduced to the psychological approach to understanding human behaviour - with a focus on topics within health and clinical psychology.
You evaluate theories and ideas with respect to empirical data, and apply the findings of Psychology to everyday experience.
You use a problem-based approach, and your topics may include, for example:
- personality in health
- adherence to medications
Module learning outcomes
- Demonstrate knowledge of key issues in the psychological approach to physical and mental health.
- Communicate critical and theoretical ideas pertaining to Clinical and Health psychology clearly, within the framework of academic writing conventions appropriate to foundation year study.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the research methods used in the study of clinical and health psychology.
- Demonstrate an understanding of statistical analysis used in clinical and health psychology, appropriate to foundation year study.