BSc (Hons)

Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners

3 Years
September 2024
Campus Taught

Are you passionate about helping people? This course will give you get the unique skills and experience to channel that vocation. This will put you on the path to working in the field of mental health as an accredited Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP).

Why study with us

  • You’ll be able to qualify on a BPS accredited course.
  • Develop the skills and knowledge you need to work with people who are experiencing common mental health problems. You’ll get to apply this knowledge during a clinical placement in your final year.
  • This is the only Undergraduate Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner training course in the UK.

What you'll do

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of contemporary issues in psychological wellbeing.
  • You’ll gain a qualification which is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). This means it follows their Code of Ethics and Conduct.
  • We’ll encourage you to engage in lifelong learning and develop your understanding of the value of research in education.


Course delivery

Following the pandemic, we have found that some courses benefit from a blended learning and teaching approach. Therefore, the majority of your teaching will be face-to-face on campus aside from a small amount of online teaching where we have learnt it works best.


Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Academic expertise

Niomi Wilkinson
University Lecturer
School of Health, Social Work and Sport

Niomi teaches across a range of subjects for our Counselling and Psychotherapy team. With expertise in Person Centred Experiential therapy, leadership in Mental Health Services and working with children and young people. Niomi has led collaborative projects with local authorities…


  • This course is accredited by the BPS, the learned and professional body, incorporated by the Royal Charter, for Psychology in the UK. We will provide you with the breadth and depth of knowledge that allows you to graduate with Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) provided you achieve at least a lower second class honours degree.

Future Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner careers

This course will prepare you to become a professional practitioner in the field of Mental Health and Psychological Wellbeing.

Fees and funding

Full-time£9,250 per year
Sandwich year£1,500 for the sandwich year
Part-time£1,540 per 20 credits
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.

  • Care Leaver Bursary

    Our Care Leaver Bursary is for students who need extra support because they have been in care or are estranged from their parents.

    Find out more about Care Leaver Bursary
  • Estranged student support

    Estranged Student Support Bursary is for students who need extra support because they are estranged from their parents.

    Find out more about Estranged student support
  • Dependants Bursary

    Students with financially dependent children may be eligible for our Dependants Bursary as part of our financial support package. 

    Find out more about Dependants Bursary
  • Contextualised Admissions Bursary

    We recognise that the last two years have been very challenging for young people and learning has been impacted. To help support students eligible for a contextualised offer we are offering a bursary of £250 in their first year of study.

    Find out more about Contextualised Admissions Bursary

This course is based in the School of Health, Social Work and Sport

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