Teaching and learning

We deliver teaching across all years of the medical programme (MBChB) and contribute teaching across a number of schools and departments in both the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences and other faculties of the University.

Undergraduate teaching

Bachelor of Health Sciences

Behaviour, Health and Development is a core paper for the BHSc and one of the pathways to applying for the medical programme and pharmacy.

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

  • Professional and Clinical skills, PCS1 and PCS2
  • MBChB 311 Medical Humanities
  • Psychiatry 5th and 6th years

Postgraduate teaching

Health Psychology

Health Psychology is one of the fastest-growing areas of psychology. We seek to advance the application of psychology to the understanding of health and illness, combining biomedical and psychological knowledge. Launched in 2001, our postgraduate diploma is one of the first health psychology practitioner training programs in the world, applying psychological knowledge to the care of medical patients.

Our department teaches into the following postgraduate level programmes:

View the latest edition of the Health Psychology postgraduate handbook.

Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Our department teaches the following programmes to those working with children and/or adolescents with mental health difficulties:


We teach Psychiatry in the following programmes:

Are you interested in becoming a psychiatrist? Here are some useful links: