Taught course

Psychological Wellbeing

De Montfort University · Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Entry requirements

Ideally, you should have the equivalent of a UK Bachelor's degree (2:2 minimum) in Psychology or Psychology and a second subject such as Health Studies. We will consider equivalent qualifications from anywhere in the world. If you have no formal academic qualifications but have extensive industry experience we will consider your application on an individual basis. If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent when you start the course is essential. English Language tuition, delivered by our British Council accredited Centre for English Language Learning, is available both before and throughout the course.

Msc/PG Dip / PG Cert

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc in Psychological Wellbeing is designed to reflect national and international objectives for the role of enhanced wellbeing for prevention and treatment of psychological health problems (eg, depression, anxiety, and stress). DMU is among the first UK universities to offer training in this area at MSc level.

The course incorporates a wide range of teaching and learning approaches, and enables you to develop critical understanding of the theory and research that underpins the study of psychological wellbeing and psychological problems; also an awareness of the cultural, social and economic contexts in which they lie.

The course aims to give you the opportunity to:

-Develop a critical
understanding of the theory
and research that underpins
the study of well-being

-Develop awareness of
the cultural, social, and
economic factors that
influence well-being

-Acquire knowledge about
the range of traditional and
contemporary approaches
that may be employed in the
prevention and alleviation
of psychological distress

Information for international students

To find out more, please visit dmu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Please visit dmu.ac.uk/pgfees
for information

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

HLS Admissions Department
+44 (0)116 257 7700
+44 (0)116 250 6411