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Course Overview

Course overview

The MSc in Mental Health and Wellbeing is designed for those who are interested in mental health and wellbeing in non-clinical populations. Learning will be enriched by an interdisciplinary approach and teaching will be delivered by world-leading experts across the fields of psychology, business, economics, medicine, health and behavioural sciences. This course offers basic and advanced training in the science and application of mental health research.

The taught components of the course include modules on research methods, basic and advanced issues in mental health research and practice, and real-world interventions. Teaching is delivered by experts in the field from the Departments of Psychology, Warwick Business School, Warwick Medical School, and Warwick Manufacturing Group to combine academic and practical experience.

The practical component of the course is a three-month research placement in a business environment. The focus of the project will be agreed between the student, academic supervisor, and organisational supervisor.

Further information on modules can be found here.

Skills from this degree

Students will leave the course with a variety of research and transferable skills, including research design, quantitative and qualitative data analysis, oral and written communication skills, critical thinking, and the ability to apply theoretical frameworks to novel, real-world problems. These skills will be relevant across a range of contexts to succeed in a global workforce.

By the end of the course, you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate in-depth specialist knowledge of mental health and wellbeing theory, research and practice
  • Exhibit competence in working effectively and independently in a workplace setting
  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding of research methods and analysis relevant to mental health and wellbeing
  • Take a proactive and self-reflective role in working and to develop professional relationships with others
  • Critically formulate ideas and hypotheses
  • Evaluate current issues and research in the discipline
Key Facts

Duration – 1 year

Format – full time taught course

Degree – Master of Science