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Psychological Wellbeing and Mental Health


The degree in Psychological Wellbeing and Mental Health is aimed at students who are intending to work – or are already employed – in health care, counselling, social care and related areas. Students will evaluate, assess, and advance the current understanding of what works in helping adults achieve psychological wellbeing and good mental health.

Entry requirements: Please see the Applying section
Starting: 26 September 2016 and September 2017
Course length: One year full-time / two years part-time
Study location: City site

Fees and funding:

Please see the fees, funding and scholarships section.

About the MSc Psychological Wellbeing and Mental Health course

The MSc Psychological Wellbeing and Mental Health is designed to equip graduates with an in-depth knowledge of psychological theory relevant to the improvement and maintenance of psychological wellbeing and sound mental health in adults. The course will also teach you a range of practical and research related skills aimed at people intending to work, who are already employed, in the mental health sector.

A supportive and active research environment

Throughout the course you will benefit from research-informed teaching. You may be interested in finding out about our Addiction and Aberrant Behaviours and Wellbeing research groups and our Sexual Offences, Crime and Misconduct Research Unit, Emergency Services Research Unit and International Gaming Research Unit.

Psychology at NTU has an established international research reputation and is one of the top risers in the REF 2014 research rankings. The 2014 Assessment also showed:

  • 60% of our research outputs were considered to be internationally excellent or world leading in REF 2014
  • 100% of our research impact is internationally excellent with 73% described as world leading
  • Our research impact and output is the highest of any UK psychology department with an equivalent research environment.

Find out more about our 2014 Research Excellence Framework results.

Contact us for further information
Find out more information by requesting a course brochure. If you would like to speak with a member of the team, you can contact us using the details below.

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Telephone: +44 (0)115 848 4460
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