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Health Psychology

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2018

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 hp

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 3 September 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 5 November 2018

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

Mathematics 2a/2b/2c, Civics 1b/1a1+1a2, or Mathematics B, Civics A

Selection

Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits

Application code

UMU-F2126

Application

Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to Universityadmissions.se. Application deadline is 15 January 2018.

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

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK11,250

Total fee

SEK11,250

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 3 September 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 5 November 2018

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

Mathematics 2a/2b/2c, Civics 1b/1a1+1a2, or Mathematics B, Civics A

Selection

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

UMU-21202

Application

Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland. Online application service in Swedish will open 15 March 2018 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 16 April 2018.

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

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK11,250

Total fee

SEK11,250

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