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Health Psychology

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Spring Term 2025

Admitted to the course

Here you will find everything you need to know before the course starts.

About the course

Health is a prerequisite for personal development and is one of the most treasured components in life. The concept of health is multi-facetted and depend on biological, psychological, and social factors. The physical environment as well as the work environment do also influence health through the adaptation that these environments, both physical and social, require from the individual. In the interaction between the individual and environment, stress often occurs. Stress is a central theme in health psychology as well as in this cross-disciplinary introductory course which emphasizes the interaction between the individual, the environment and work.

The course at a glance: The health concept, stress and stress moderators, occupational health psychology, environmental health psychology, risk behavior, health promotive behavior, life style, life quality, positive psychology, and pain.

Application and eligibility

Health Psychology, 7.5 credits

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Spring Term 2025 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


20 January 2025


19 February 2025

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

General entry requirements and Mathematics 2a or 2b or 2c, Civics 1b or 1a1+1a2 Entry requirements


Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code



The online application opens 16 September 2024 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 15 October 2024. How to apply

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 11,625

Total fee

SEK 11,625

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