Health Psychology


Over deze cursus

Students will get acquainted with theories and research methods common in the field of health psychology. Topics that are addressed centre around three themes:

  • predicting and changing health behaviour;
  • coping with stress and illness;
  • mental health.
    During the course, students work in small groups on a research assignment including quantitative data collection by means of a questionnaire, statistical analysis with SPSS, and scientific writing.


After successful completion of this course students are expected to be able to:

  • comprehend the field of health psychology, its merits and limitations;
  • reproduce and apply basic concepts and theories to understand (and change) health and illness behaviour;
  • collect and analyse quantitative data concerning (determinants of) health behaviour;
  • write a proper scientific research report.

Veronderstelde voorkennis

Assumed Knowledge:
MCB10806 Introduction to Social Psychology and YRM10306 Research Methods in the Social Sciences

Link naar meer informatie

Als er nog iets onduidelijk is, kijk even naar de FAQ van Wageningen University.


  • Startdatum

    6 januari 2025

    • Einddatum
      31 januari 2025
    • Periode *
      Period 3
    • Locatie
    • Voertaal
    • Inschrijven tussen
      1 jun, 00:00 - 24 nov 2024
Dit aanbod is voor studenten van Utrecht University