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This module is an option module within the MSc Healthcare Practice programme and MSc ACP Pathway. It may also be taken as a free standing module.
This module will examine the psychology of behaviour and will develop an in-depth understanding of psychological correlates, psychological well-being and psychological interventions pertaining to healthcare. It will critically develop an advanced knowledge of the sociological and psychological concepts that inform human behaviour in a healthcare context. It will also foster a knowledge and critique of the implementation of advanced communication skills within a therapeutic relationship and will allow participants to draw on their own practice as a focus.
This module will enable learners to explore the practice and application of psychological concepts to behaviour change, applying advanced communication skills such as Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, counselling skills and applied psychological interventions in healthcare.
Programme entry requirements
This will be one assessment in two separate parts; Simulated practical exam (20 minutes) and Viva (15 minutes)
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