Programme/Approved Electives for 2022/23
Available as a Free Standing Elective
This second year module focuses on mental health and wellbeing across the lifespan and the impact on society. You will also learn about factors which promote positive mental health and wellness. This knowledge would be useful in any future employment setting supporting people┐s health and wellbeing.
Talis Aspire Reading ListAny reading lists will be provided by the start of the course.http://lists.lib.keele.ac.uk/modules/pcs-20009/lists
This module enables the student to understand the concept of mental and emotional health and wellbeing across the lifespan and in contemporary society and its potential impact on individuals, families and communities. It will enable students to analyse the political, economic and social factors affecting mental health and wellbeing.
Intended Learning Outcomes
Discuss the concept of mental health and wellbeing in relation to contemporary society and public health: 1Discuss how mental health and wellbeing develops across the lifespan and examine factors which may impact on this: 1Evaluate factors which promote positive mental health and wellbeing at an individual and public health level: 1
28 hours face to face teaching - 15 hours lectures, 13 hours group work2 hour assessment tutorial120 hours independent study
1: Essay weighted 100%
Description of Module Assessment
A 2,500-word essayA 2,500-word essay with a focus on mental health and wellbeing in contemporary society, factors which may impact on mental health across the lifespan, and how positive mental health and wellbeing can be enabled.