This course deals with a wide range of health issues from stress to sleep, and looks at the aetiology and symptomology of what can be complex processes. The course is supported by a strong academic staff team of biological and health scientists. The Department of Life Sciences’ active Health Sciences Research Centre holds regular seminars.
Key areas of study
- Psychophysiology of health
- Health research methods
- Studying public health
- Social, psychological and biological approaches to health and disease.
The biological basis of behaviour is an increasingly important aspect of understanding health and illness. Research is central to clinical practice in this area and previous students have done research on subjects ranging from attitudes to medication to insomnia.