University of Bath
Health and Well-Being
The Master of Research (MRes) in Health and Wellbeing examines avoidable health problems associated with poor lifestyles and socio economic inequalities. On completion of this programme, our students: Understand the social science underpinning the development of effective interventions, strategies, and policies aimed at (i) sustainable improvements in health and well being and (ii) reducing physical and psychological health inequalities; have an interdisciplinary understanding of the links between social, biological and environmental factors and individual health behaviours, choices, and outcomes; understand contemporary issues related to modifiable disease risk behaviours, and the determinants and correlates of these lifestyle behaviours across the lifespan; understand the interdisciplinary skills and processes required to translate scientific research into practical health and well being applications. Students are also be encouraged to review and critically evaluate approaches to research and their application, and to identify and investigate their own original research questions.
1st or 2.1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate subject, from a recognised university. English Language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (with not less than 6.5 in each of the 4 components); PTE Academic of 69 with no less than 62 in any component. References: 1 reference is required.
Semester 1: Core modules: short research apprenticeship project (MRes); quantitative methods 1: introduction to quantitative methods; qualitative methods 1; principles and skills of social research; contemporary debates in lifestyle behaviours and public health. Optional modules: Select 1 from: stress, immunity and health; attitudes and social cognition; introduction to issues in health and health beliefs; multivariate statistics for use in health contexts; wellbeing: concepts, measures and policy; director of Studies approved unit. Semester 2: Core modules: long research apprenticeship project (MRes); interdisciplinary research design. Select 1 from: quantitative methods 2; qualitative methods 2; independent research essay. Select 1 from: ethics and public policy; wellbeing assessment in public policy and development practice. Modules to be audited: select 1 from: advanced statistics for use in health contexts; director of studies approved unit. Mres dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MRes||Full-time||£ 14,300 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MRes||Full-time||£ 4,400 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MRes||Full-time||£ 4,400 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|MRes||Part-time||£ 7,150 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MRes||Part-time||£ 2,200 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MRes||Part-time||£ 2,200 per Academic year (EU fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|The Centre for Addiction Treatment Studies||Warminster||BA12 8PY||South West|