PCS-20009 - Mental Health and Wellbeing
Coordinator: Ross Wilkie Room: MSPC1.74 Tel: +44 1782 7 34845
Lecture Time: See Timetable...
Level: Level 5
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
School Office: 01782 733928

Programme/Approved Electives for 2023/24


Available as a Free Standing Elective






Barred Combinations


Description for 2023/24

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.

Talis Aspire Reading List
Any reading lists will be provided by the start of the course.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Discuss the concept of mental health and wellbeing in relation to contemporary society and public health: 1
Discuss how mental health and wellbeing develops across the lifespan and examine factors which may impact on this: 1
Evaluate factors which promote positive mental health and wellbeing at an individual and public health level: 1

Study hours

28 hours face to face teaching - 15 hours lectures, 13 hours group work
2 hour assessment tutorial
120 hours independent study

School Rules


Description of Module Assessment

1: Essay weighted 100%
A 2,500-word essay
A 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.