Exercise for Mental Health and Psychological Wellbeing
The module aims to develop knowledge, skills and understanding around the role of exercise and physical activity for clients with mental health problems or issues affecting psychological wellbeing. It will develop skills to facilitate delivery of effective exercise interventions.
This module brings together several themes relevant to implementing exercise within mental health & psychological wellbeing, and uses an enquiry-based learning approach to apply these themes to practice
Who the module is aimed at
The module is relevant to professionals working with people with mental health problems, typically Mental Health Nurses, Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists. The module aims to support professionals, service users and organisations to establish evidence based exercise interventions to improve psychological wellbeing and mental health.
Fees and Funding for 2021/22
|Indicative price for stand-alone module||
Home student: £710
EU / International students: £710 - this is part-time study and therefore cannot provide sponsorship for Tier 4.
This module attracts Workforce Development / Workforce Transformation funding WDF/WTF by the following schemes
|How to apply||
To apply for a self-funded place, please complete and return the application form below:
To apply for a Workforce Development / Workforce Transformation funding WDF/WTF funded place, please complete and return the relevant application form below:
- Relevant professional health qualification
- Relevant work experience
- Relevant workplace opportunities and organisational support
- A reliable internet connection
- Where English is not your first language you must supply IELTS score
The above must be evidenced in your application form
Applications are welcome from anyone with qualifications at level 6 or above who wishes to gain a critical understanding of developing evidence based exercise interventions to promote mental health and psychological wellbeing
This module is delivered via distance learning
This module is planned to commence in January 2022, The module is delivered over a 12 week period.
This module is delivered via distance learning. Attendance at the university is not required but engagement with online activity is expected.
Module assessment is made up of one or more assessment tasks. The assessment task(s) for this module are:
- Written Assignment
Successful completion of this module will earn you 15 level 7 credits