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