The Psychological Well-being course at De Montfort University reflects national and international initiatives for the enhancement of mental health and well-being, which aims to prevent and alleviate psychological problems including depression, anxiety and stress.
This programme is not to be confused with the Low Intensity Psychological Interventions Graduate and PG Cert.
Enhance your specialist skills and career opportunities
Flexible study opportunities - in addition to full-time, you can also study part-time, by distance learning, or by combining distance and campus-based learning; allowing professional development alongside work
Develop your practical and professional skills through short placement activities involving interactions with clients and health and social care professionals
Develop an awareness of the range of contemporary and traditional therapeutic approaches that may be employed in the treatment and prevention of mental health problems
Recent extensive investment in our dedicated psychology teaching facilities allows you to put theory in to practice
Benefit from inter-professional learning and develop a range of transferable skills, alongside individuals from a range of backgrounds and sectors
Many of our recent graduates have presented their original and innovative research at national conferences
Completion of the course will lead to a number of career opportunities worldwide, including research, teaching and those within the caring professions. It also facilitates career development and progression. Other students might use the course as a stepping-stone to specialised PhD study.
Although the course does not culminate in a qualification in Clinical Psychology, its content will be highly relevant to those applying for training in this area, or within related fields such as psychotherapy (e.g.The NHS IAPT Service), counselling or coaching. There are also opportunities in the field of public health and well-being (e.g. in areas such as smoking cessation, safer sex promotion, drug and alcohol use). A full day of employability and enhancement events is held in February or March each year.
You can apply until:
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
Flexible part-time, distance learning or blended learning over two or three years.
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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