University of Bristol

University of Bristol

Health and Well-Being

Students on this pathway acquire a range of skills to develop and evaluate interventions and strategies to improve health behaviour.Their work will make a major impact on understandings of the social science underpinnings of avoidable health problems, and will build research capacity at the interface of biomedical and social sciences within and beyond academia. All students have 2 supervisors representing different disciplinary perspectives on health and well-being.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a related field or equivalent qualification.

Course modules

Core modules: advanced interdisciplinary research design; contemporary debates in environment, energy and resilience; plus optional units (these can be taken at either Bristol, Bath or Exeter); modules available at Bristol include: researching health and social care; further qualitative methods; researching child and family welfare; physical activity, disease and public health; nutrition, disease and public health; determinants of physical activity and eating behaviour; physical activity and nutrition interventions: conceptualisation and design; inclusive research with disabled people; psychological statistics and research tools; neuropsychological analysis tools; nutrition and behaviour; neuropsychiatry; social psychology and individual differences; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time - 1 years
MRes Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Tyndall Avenue, Bristol Bristol BS8 1TH South West

Key information

Senior Postgraduate Admissions Administrator
Telephone number: 
0117 954 6785