BSc (Hons) Mental Health and Wellbeing

BSc Mental Health and Wellbeing aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills to identify, understand and respond creatively to the various factors that influence mental health and wellbeing. This will enable students to pursue careers supporting individuals, their communities, organisations, and society to maintain and promote mental health and wellbeing.

Course details

Students will examine biological, psychological, social, cultural and environmental factors that influence mental health and wellbeing throughout individual lives. Similarly, students will develop an understanding between clinical, non-clinical and individuals’ perspectives.
  • Mode of study: 2 Blended – 1 day online, 1 day on campus
  • Intake: September , January , May
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: £9,250 per year
  • Location: London

Northampton London

Course overview

Students will also explore the services across public, private and third sectors working to improve, maintain and promote mental health and wellbeing. Throughout the programme, students will develop and hone skills that are essential to effective mental health and wellbeing practice. With ethical practice at its core, this degree is structured to provide students with the knowledge and skills essential for working in diverse range of mental health and wellbeing services and making positive differences to the lives of individuals and their communities.  


Entry requirements

Standard Entry Requirements

A typical offer would be BCC at A-Level or DMM at BTEC / 112 UCAS Points.

Foundation Year Entry Requirements

The standard entry requirements for an Integrated Foundation Year are DEE at A level or MPP at BTEC / 64 UCAS Points.


Our scheduling of lectures and tutorials optimise the chance of meaningful part-time work. A part-time job in the right sector can help hone your understanding of business and help develop the graduate skills employers want to see upon graduation.

Throughout the programme, students will build upon their employability skills. As part of self-development enhancement as learners and professionals, students will have to analyse and critically reflect on given scenarios throughout a variety of contexts. This will allow students to analyse different approaches necessary for working and communicating effectively, creating successful professional relationships and actively engage through the provision of meaningful contributions.


This programme is assessed via a number of methods including individual management reports, presentations, examinations, group work, boardroom simulations and portfolio writing.

  • Research Skills
  • Professional Skills
  • Data Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Academic and Professional Skills
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing in Context
  • Mental Health, Wellbeing and the Individual
  • Positive Psychology and Resilience
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Adult Mental Health
  • Mental Health in the Workplace
  • Skills and Interventions of the Mental Health Practitioner
  • Undergraduate Project (Health and Social Contexts)
  • Mental Health and the Media
  • Global Perspectives of Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Community Health and Wellbeing in Practice