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De Montfort University

Psychological Well-Being

Leicester Campus
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Rank: 70 (UKEAS)

Location: Leicester Campus


Study mode distance learning (with some attendance)

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/09/01

Duration: 24 months

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De Montfort University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

This course reflects national initiatives for the enhancement of well-being in the prevention and alleviation of mental health problems (e.g. depression, anxiety and stress); it offers the unique opportunity to consider the factors that characterise and influence well-being alongside those that might contribute to psychological distress; also an awareness of the cultural, social and economic contexts in which they lie; it is suitable for students progressing from undergraduate study, professionals in the sector and international students looking to further their knowledge in this subject area in the UK.


Entry requirements

Minimum 2.2 Honours degree (or equivalent) in psychology or psychology and a 2nd subject; applications considered from students who hold 2.2 Honours degree from a non-psychology based course; qualified/experienced applicants with a science or social science background are considered on the basis of the university's accreditation for prior learning/accreditation prior experiential learning procedures; enhanced DBS certificate and self declaration form are required, (international applicants are required to submit a criminal records certificate from their home country) in accordance with DMU's admissions policy; successful applicants are required to attend an interview; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (minimum of 5.5 in each)

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About this university

International students

The International Office is available for international students and covers areas such as recruitment and admissions. They are also available to offer advice on a wide range of subject, both in person and through an online chat option. They can offer assistance with matters such as visas advice and immigration matters as well as offering country specific information for students. There is also a Centre for English Language Learning within the university that offers lessons for students to whom English isn’t a first language. Some of these courses are even free of charge depending on what you are studying. The Campus Centre is home to the Student Union as well as a number of other student facilities and is at the heart of the campus. The three story, steel frame building was completed in 2003 as part of regeneration plans. As well as the union, it is home to student run media such as the radio station, TV station and newspaper as well as a food court and the lettings agency to help students find accommodation outside the campus. Another facility open to students is the Student Gateway, offering welfare and guidance on matters such as finance, jobs and careers, counselling and mental health issues. They are found within Gateway House. Outside the classroom, there is plenty to keep students active and occupied. There are 67 societies and clubs covering a range of subjects. There are 35 societies including arts, interest groups and volunteering opportunities while there are also 32 different sports to get involve with. These take part in the various university leagues around the country and involved competitive sports as well as recreational ones ranging from cricket and football to fencing and martial arts.

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