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Thursday, April 6th, 2023

Mastering Health Psychology: 6 essential skills for Health Psychologists

As society moves towards a more holistic model of health, Health Psychologists are at the forefront of change within the healthcare sector, applying psychology to improve health and wellness outcomes. To excel in this burgeoning field, however, it's important to have a diverse range of skills.   In this article, we'll explore the essential skills for [...]

Friday, March 17th, 2023

Online Health Psychology MSc: An Interview with the Course Director

Are you interested in studying Health Psychology and want to know more? We spoke with Dr Liz Simpson, Course Director of the BPS-accredited, online Health Psychology MSc and Senior Lecturer at Ulster University. In this interview, Dr Simpson shares her experience and knowledge of the field.  Discover the Health Psychology MSc Introducing your course leader [...]

Friday, March 10th, 2023

3 Ways Ulster’s health psychology research is breaking new ground

At postgraduate level in health psychology, the real fun is just beginning. As Master’s students, you will have the opportunity to dive into the latest exciting health psychology research, with the chance to impact forthcoming discoveries. By using the tools learnt during your undergraduate and/or workplace studies, you'll begin to shape contemporary research into the [...]

Monday, October 10th, 2022

The importance of health psychology in healthcare

A fast-growing field at the crossover point between psychology and clinical care, health psychology has much potential to change the world. With its multi-disciplinary perspective and by focusing on mental health and wellbeing at every step, the field is capable of revolutionising how patients are dealt with throughout their healthcare journey.  If you are a [...]