(Short Course) Introduction to Wellbeing

Health & Wellbeing students sit on opposite sides of a desk and discuss their work

Course details

Year of entry

2024, 2025


3 Days

Institution Code




Why choose? this course?

This course will introduce you to range of topics that can help to promote wellbeing for individuals and groups. This should help in understanding quite how many people, and areas, can make a difference to people’s health.

You will gain an understanding of what wellbeing means, knowledge of some of the evidence behind health promotion activities, as well as ideas to put into practice.

Across the weeks you will develop a reflective journal, helping you to consolidate what you have learned.

This course is great for anyone who is working or volunteering with others in a helping capacity, or for anyone looking to diversify their practice.

Key course features

  • Includes participatory module
  • The course has good links with industry
  • Focuses on wellness, Illness prevention & Mental health

What you will study

Topics on this module will include:

  • Understanding the wider determinants of health and wellbeing
  • Understanding the wider determinants of mental health
  • Places, spaces, and wellbeing
  • Wellbeing and physical activity
  • Wellbeing and climate change
  • Creativity in wellbeing

Entry requirements & applying

No previous study necessary.

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Teaching & Assessment

  • The course runs over 9 weeks (with every third session online)
  • 2 hour sessions: the first hour is based on content delivery, and the second hour is dedicated to reflection and discussion
  • You will have access to the online classroom, where weekly activities and reading will be available
  • Each week you will complete a reflective journal. This will form your assessment. 

Fees & funding


Course Dates

Wednesday 10th July - Friday 12th July 

9:30 - 15:00

Wrexham Campus 

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