Well-being and its management is a growing industry based on evidence-based theories of healthy living and disease prevention. Knowledge of the bases of people's well-being and how it is achieved is an important area to work on, contributing to the functioning of a society that supports human development and well-being.
Why should you come to study?
- Health behaviour and well-being counsellors, e.g. institutions providing health and wellness services, either using an individual or a community-based approach.
- Leaders in a variety of areas (ensuring organisational well-being and team functioning), implementing their everyday work in a broader context of well-being.
- Specialists in planning, implementing and evaluating community-based interventions for public institution staff well-being, provided that in addition to a Master's degree they have acquired a speciality in a field that supports the launch and management of public activities or programmes (public administration, recreation, etc.).
The science-based design of environments that help improve workplace wellness and workplace happiness is increasingly being addressed in Estonia and across Europe; in the same way we can design wellness in teams or in groups of other people working together in the community. On a service basis, it is possible to share recent experience (both in Estonia and in the EU) with companies in other countries where a modern workplace culture is emerging and knowledge of working in a multicultural work environment needs improvement.
The graduates of the Well-Being and Health Behaviour programme from Tallinn University will find employment in a variety of fields, such as education, health services and healthcare organisations.
As the speciality is forward-looking, it is not directly related to existing routine jobs, however, some possible jobs include:
- Research Methods (four compulsory and one elective course)
- Theories and Models of Well-Being and Health Behaviour (four compulsory and no elective courses)
- Social and Psychological Approaches to Well-Being and Health Behaviour (four compulsory and two elective courses)
- Biological and Medical Approaches to Well-Being and Health Behaviour
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
- Non-EU/EEA applicants (except applicants from the United Kingdom, Russia, Ukraine, Georgia and Kazakhstan):15 March
- EU/EEA citizens and applicants from the United Kingdom, Russia, Ukraine, Georgia and Kazakhstan:1 June
DisciplinesSociology Health Sciences
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:
- Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
- Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
- Home contents and baggage
- Legal aid
We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.Get your student insurance now
Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.
Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Tallinn University and/or in Estonia, please visit Student Insurance Portal.
- Completed Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent
- Proof of English Proficiency
- The admission threshold is 70 points.
The following documents are required for admission to the programme and the assessment is based on the following methods:
- a CV and a motivation letter, as a part of which we ask to provide an overview of previous research experience;
- an initial Master's thesis plan or a brief description of the topic;
- a letter of recommendation from the country of origin with the contact details of the referee;
- an admission interview.
International4800 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4800 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA4800 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4800 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Tallinn
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.