Psychological Well-being MSc

Psychological Well-being MSc

Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: 15 January
Application fee: £12
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £12,600
Domestic tuition: £5,300

Program overview

The course reflects national and international initiatives for the enhancement of mental health and well-being, which aims to prevent and alleviate psychological problems including depression, anxiety and stress.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Applicants are usually expected to have (or be predicted to obtain) an honours degree in psychology or psychology and a second subject of 2:2 or above or equivalent Applications will also be considered from students who hold a 2:2 honours degree from a relevant but non-psychology based course Applicants should have studied at least one Psychology module at undergraduate level, and have undertaken training in quantitative/qualitative research methods and data analysis Other appropriately qualified/experienced applicants with a science or social science background will be considered on the basis of the university's accreditation for prior learning/accreditation prior experiential learning procedures You must complete a declaration form and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) application form (if you are overseas you will also need to submit a criminal records certificate from your home country), before starting the course, which need to be cleared in accordance with DMU’s admission policy. Contact us for up-to-date information Applicants may be required to attend an interview as part of the selection process. If you are unable to attend, alternative arrangements may be made. English language requirements: If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent when you start the course is essential.

Career opportunities

Completion of the course will lead to a number of career opportunities worldwide, including research, teaching and those within the caring professions. It also facilitates career development and progression. Other students might use the course as a stepping-stone to specialised PhD study. Although the course does not culminate in a qualification in Clinical Psychology, its content will be highly relevant to those applying for training in this area, or within related fields such as psychotherapy (e.g.The NHS IAPT Service), counselling or coaching. There are also opportunities in the field of public health and well-being (e.g. in areas such as smoking cessation, safer sex promotion, drug and alcohol use).