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Liverpool John Moores University

Professional Doctorate in Health Psychology

Liverpool John Moores University
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Rank: 66 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: Liverpool John Moores University

Website: www.ljmu.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Doctorate

Start Date: 2022/01/01

Duration: 24 months

Intl fees: £16100


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66

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59

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Liverpool John Moores University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

LJMU's Prof Doc in Health Psychology meets the requirements for BPS Stage Two training in Health Psychology and leads to eligibility for registration with the HCPC.

  • Choose this programme which meets the requirements for BPS Stage Two training in health psychology and leads to eligibility to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Benefit from studying on a course that is British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited and HCPC approved
  • Experience quality training and supervision on a course underpinned by high-grade research and practice activity
  • Learn from enthusiastic, expert staff offering supportive learning opportunities
  • Enjoy career opportunities in the health industry, healthcare provision, teaching and research
Health psychology is an exciting new discipline with growing opportunities for qualified professionals. The DHealthPsych programme is underpinned by a strong focus on equipping the future Health Psychologist for a range of professional scenarios. In keeping with the nationally agreed curriculum competences for Health Psychologists, you will be developing your skills in teaching and training, behaviour change interventions, research, consultancy and demonstrating that you have the generic professional skills needed to qualify in this field. This is achieved through your own job role, taught sessions on the programme and extensive supervision.Staff in the School of Psychology produce high quality research in a range of areas in health psychology. Areas of expertise include pain, disability, patient-reported outcome measurement, positive psychology, obesity and health cognition. Staff have long-standing expertise in training and developing future Health Psychologists.

Requirements

Entry requirements

good honours degree in Psychology and GBC a BPS Accredited MSc in Health Psychology (or BPS Stage I Qualification), normally at merit level or higher a suitable pre-determined placement (paid or voluntary) To become a Health Psychologist, you must have the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership from the British Psychological Society and fulfil a number of requirements: Stage 1 training involves the satisfactory completion of an accredited Masters programme - such as MSc Health Psychology at LJMU Stage 2 training includes two or more years spent acquiring a range of supervised skills connected with professional skills, interventions, consultancy, research, and teaching and training (as facilitated through this course) Additional Information IELTS 7.0 (minimum 6.5 in each component) Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes) RPL is accepted on this programme All candidates will be interviewed International students applying to study a full-time taught Masters, MRes, MPhil or PhD at LJMU should check if they require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate International students entering on a Tier 4 visa cannot study part-time

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (IELTS 6.5 with 5.5 in all skills)


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About this university

International students

Students from over 100 countries travel to Liverpool to study at LJMU. Therefore, the university operates a dedicated International Student Advisers system where students have access to an experienced team to assist them. The team are available for matters such as visas and immigration advice, accommodation assistance, help with financial concerns and the various support needed when living in a new country. They also organise English language workshops and study support to help those to whom English isn't a first language. Student representation is provided by the Liverpool Students Union. It operates cross five different sites with the main one being in the John Foster Building. They are responsible for the organisation of around 48 clubs and societies as well as the sports clubs. These range from volunteering work to interest and cultural groups as well as arts such as the dance or drama societies. The university has 36 sports teams from football, rugby and cricket to volleyball and American football. Most of the teams take part in the BUSC leagues as well as various intramural events. The teams have a very good record for winning championships and other awards. Sports facilities on offer include a large sport hall, gymnasium, hockey astropitches, football pitches, badminton, basketball and tennis courts as well as dance studios and a climbing wall. Most of these facilities are on the IM Marsh campus.

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