Research course

Organisational Health and Well Being

Lancaster University · Health Research

Entry requirements

An upper second class honours degree, in an appropriate subject, and relevant work experience.

Months of entry


Course content

The PhD in Organisational Health and Well-Being is suited to individuals currently working, or aspiring to work, in the area of organisational health and well-being, health and safety and occupational health. The programme develops knowledge and understanding of the psychological, social and organisational aspects of the dynamic relationship between work and health.

It is aimed at individuals working across public, private and voluntary sectors interested in the promotion and creation of healthy work places including: human resource managers, occupational health practitioners, health care workers, health and safety representatives, and applied/organisational psychologists.

The specialist taught modules address the interaction between the work environment and health, organisational change and development.

Department specialisms

The Department of Health Research brings together over 100 academic and research staff whose research covers one or more of the following broad areas: ageing, palliative and end of life care, mental health, organisational well-being, public health, health equity, disability studies and health economics.

Information for international students

IELTS: At least 6.5 overall (with no less than 6.0 in each element) or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration


part time
48 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Coordinator
+44 (0)1524 593936