Glyndwr University

MSc Health, Mental Health & Wellbeing

At the heart of this unique programme is the aim to enable students to help individuals, communities and nations live happier and healthier lives. It is well known that health care organisations in the UK and beyond face unprecedented demands, and there is a real need to invest in public health, mental health and wellbeing and look critically at models of health care. This exciting and forward thinking programme will encourage students to consider the public health, mental health and wellbeing challenges of both today and tomorrow. It will also facilitate a creative and problem solving approach to the area in order to improve, enhance and sometimes re-imagine ways of working. The ultimate aim of the programme is to enable students to contribute to the development of effective and sustainable ways of protecting, improving and promoting health, mental health and wellbeing, whether that be at individual, community, national or international levels. The programme is flexible, ambitious and supportive, and will provide students with the opportunity to further their knowledge and understanding and develop and enhance their practice, as well as ask questions and work collaboratively in the area of public health, mental health and wellbeing.

Why choose this course?

At the heart of this unique programme is the ambition to equip students with the advanced knowledge and skills to guide and support individuals, communities and nations to live happier and healthier lives.

  • This exciting and forward-thinking programme encourages students to consider contemporary and ‘wicked’ public health, mental health and wellbeing challenges, as well as emerging threats.
  • It facilitates a creative and problem-solving approach to the field in order to improve, enhance and sometimes re-imagine ways of working.
  • The programme is flexible, ambitious and supportive, and will provide students with the opportunity to further their knowledge and understanding, develop and enhance their practice, as well as ask questions and work collaboratively.

Entry Requirements

  • An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in a relevant subject
  • IELTS 6.5 (with no individual skill score below 6.0) 2 years before the course start date.
  • AS / A Level English Language and/or Literature Grade C

Career Prospects

Career opportunities after completing MSc Health, Mental Health & Wellbeing

  • Health Promotion
  • Ill-health Prevention
  • Health Improvement
  • Community Health Development
  • Assessment and Surveillance of the Population’s Health and Wellbeing
  • Identification of and Planning for Public Health Emergencies
  • Identification of Health Challenges and Hazards in Key Settings
  • Health-related Research
  • Health-related Education
  • Development of Public/Mental Health Policy
  • Commissioning, Delivery, and Evaluation of Health Services
  • Reduction of Health Inequalities

Course Details

Students completing the programme full-time will undertake six core modules across the academic year, and one of the two option modules. Those taking the course part-time will study three modules in the first year and three in the second year.

Modules

Background and new directions in health, mental health and wellbeing
Understanding contemporary lifestyles and health behaviours
Strategies and innovations for developing health, mental health and wellbeing
Health, mental health and wellbeing in education settings
Enhancing practice in health, mental health and wellbeing
Research methods for health, mental health and wellbeing
Dissertation in health, mental health and wellbeing

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