PTY-30062 - Health Behaviour Change (MSci)
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Level: Level 6
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
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Programme/Approved Electives for 2024/25


Available as a Free Standing Elective





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Description for 2024/25

This module aims to:
Explore behaviour change theory in the context of health and wellbeing.
Equip the students with the knowledge and skills to critically evaluate behaviour change interventions.
Enable students to apply their knowledge and skills to positively influence health and wellbeing in practice settings.

Talis Aspire Reading List
Any reading lists will be provided by the start of the course.

Intended Learning Outcomes

critically evaluate models of behaviour change in the context of health and wellbeing: 1
relate principles of behaviour change to behaviour change theory: 1
critically evaluate behaviour change interventions in the management of behaviours detrimental to health: 1

Study hours

30 tutor led hours which may include lectures, workshops, tutorials etc. and assessment preparation. 120 hours independent study.

School Rules


Description of Module Assessment

1: Essay weighted 100%
2000 word essay
Students will, with reference to published literature: 1. Discuss the use of behaviour change intervention/s in health. 2. Critically evaluate the effectiveness of behaviour change intervention/s in behaviour/s detrimental to health.