About this course
This programme aims to develop your knowledge of and ability to critically evaluate factors influencing the development of health and wellbeing in the workplace. You'll consider core topics in the sociology and psychology of health and wellbeing, from both national and international perspectives.
You'll explore the various definitions of wellbeing and social explanations for health inequalities based on social class, ethnicity, gender and age. You'll discuss issues including disability and unemployment, sickness/absence, and chronic health issues and look at individualised workplace wellbeing support.
You'll focus on health and wellbeing challenges in the workplace and will share and reflect on your own experiences to allow you to support the development of interventions, policy, strategy and guidance that help address these challenges.
By the time you graduate, you'll be well-prepared to make a positive contribution to further research or practice in health and wellbeing in the workplace.
Following successful completion of the PG Cert, this programme offers a pathway to our MSc Health and Wellbeing