Keele University

Keele University

Psychology of Health and Well-Being

The course provides research training and taught content in the psychology of health and well being, building on areas of staff research expertise at Keele. It prepares students for a PhD in psychological aspects of health and well being and other psychology-related careers. Study areas include: critical social psychological approach to the study of health, illness, ageing and well-being; qualitative, participatory and arts-based research approaches; social engagement among older people; the changing role of theatre in representing and constructing ageing; health promotion and community development; the impact of material deprivation and social exclusion on health and well-being; participatory action research; health promotion research and evaluation projects (e.g. on smoking cessation, healthy eating and healthy weight maintenance); ecopsychology (people's relationship with the natural world and how it can help in healing); mental health, primary care and service user involvement; and the mental health of young offenders.

Sponsorship information

All applicants may apply for one of three School of Psychology bursaries of £1,000.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Keele Campus Keele ST5 5BG West Midlands

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Telephone number: 
01782 734010