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Doctor of Health Psychology Research and Professional Practice 2023-24

Academic Regulations: Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences

SchoolPsychology
Final Award

Doctor of Health Psychology Research and Professional Practice

With exit awards of:

Master of Philosophy

Programme(s)PhD Health Psychology Research and Professional Practice (final intake 2017/18)
Last modifiedApril 2023

The Academic Regulations apply to and regulate the programme(s) listed above.

On occasion, programmes can be exempted from one or more of the clauses in the Regulations; one or more of the clauses can be varied; and programmes can impose additional requirements.

  • Exemptions are characterised by the omission of the relevant clause.
  • Variations are characterised by the replacement of the clause with alternative wording.
  • Additions are characterised by requirements in addition to those detailed in the Academic regulations.

The programmes listed have approval from the Academic Quality and Standards Committee for the exemptions and/or variations and/or additions to the regulations noted below.

Exemptions

The clause(s) listed below describe where an exemption to the Regulations exists.

1.  Aegrotat awards are not conferred for this programme, as they would not provide eligibility to apply to the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) for registration as a Health Psychologist.

Variations

The clause(s) listed below describe where a variation to the Regulations exists:

None apply

Additional Requirements

The clause(s) listed below are in addition to the Regulations.

1.  Admission to and continuation on your programme is subject to consideration of any criminal convictions. The programme is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act [1986]. All students are required to inform the Faculty of all criminal convictions both prior to and throughout their period of enrolment. All students will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

2. Continuation on your programme is subject to specific health requirements (consistent with the provisions of the Equality Act [2010]). Students are required to inform the Faculty of any health problems, throughout their period of enrolment, relevant to their future employment as a professional.

These regulations should be read in conjunction with the doctoral programme profile.

Disclaimer

As a research-led University, we undertake a continuous review of our programmes to ensure quality enhancement and to manage our resources. As a result, these regulations may be revised during a student’s period of registration, however, any revision will be balanced against the requirement that the student should receive the educational service expected. Please read our Disclaimer to see why, when and how changes may be made to a student’s programme.

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