Ageing, cultural and collective sources of wellbeing, children, migration, spirituality, place, health and mental health in relation to wellbeing – you have the opportunity to explore diverse topics on this course.
This MRes provides a strong grounding in theory and methodology, drawing on disciplines such as social work, psychology, economics, anthropology, medicine and sociology.
You’ll learn from leading scholars working in a range of innovative and interdisciplinary projects. This means you’ll be able to apply your knowledge to projects that are shaping policy and practice.
How will I study?
You learn through a combination of seminars, lectures, tutorials and individual supervision. You also have the opportunity to carry out fieldwork as part of your dissertation.
Assessment methods include essays, a concept note and a research portfolio. You also complete a 20,000-word dissertation.
Our aim is to ensure that every student who wants to study with us is able to despite financial barriers, so that we continue to attract talented and unique individuals.
Chancellor's International Scholarship (2017) -25 scholarships of a 50% tuition fee waiver -Application deadline: 1 May 2017
HESPAL Scholarship (Higher Education Scholarships Scheme for the Palestinian Territories) (2017) -Two full fee waivers in conjuction with maintenance support from the British Council -Application deadline: 1 January 2017
PGCE First-Generation Scholars Award (2017) -£600 maintenance award to PGCE students with a household income below £42,875
USA Friends Scholarships (2017) -A scholarship of an amount equivalent to $10,000 for nationals or residents of the USA on a one year taught Masters degree course -Application deadline: 3 April 2017
You’ll be equipped to work in a variety of ways in the growing and dynamic field of wellbeing. This will include playing leading roles in a diverse range of health and social care organisations where the ‘wellbeing agenda’ is key.
The course will also open prospects for research careers in the increasingly wide range of research projects on wellbeing in the UK and internationally.
You’ll specialise in your chosen aspects of wellbeing, for example: -Services for ageing populations -Children -Migrants -Those with health and mental health problems
Wellbeing - MRes
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