Brunel University London

Course Introduction

Researchers in the Welfare, Health and Wellbeing theme work in the UK and internationally to improve knowledge of the social processes that contribute to people’s welfare, health and wellbeing. We address these challenges through robust, ethical research and by developing innovative methodologies to advance how research, knowledge production and evaluation are conducted. We have strong connections with policy making and practice, and a commitment to social impact and public engagement.

Course Modules

We welcome enquiries about potential topics in the area of Health and Wellbeing; the list below is by no means exhaustive but gives examples of current and recent opportunities:

•Community sport and wellbeing: a qualitative perspective

•The impact of community sport programmes on young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.

•Addressing health and wellbeing inequalities through sport and physical activity

•Developing sport development: online collaborative training for staff working in national/international sport development'based charities

•Sexual Health Promotion: a comparative study of methods for reaching young people.

•Improving LGBT Health Through Good Practice in Health Promotion

•Anti'violence Interventions With Young People: Evaluating a sexual consent campaign

•Switched on and Connected? Loneliness And Young People – the well'being of young people in the digital age.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
6 years
Part Time
Professional Doctorate £2,097 Home Fees
6 years
Part Time
Professional Doctorate £8,750 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • The general University entrance requirement for registration for a research degree is normally a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree. All international students must show evidence that they meet the English requirement for their course of study: IELTS 7.0 (with no less than 6.0 in any section). This applies even if English is the native language of your home country. An appropriate level of English language competence is also expected. Applicants may also be required to attend compulsory in-sessional English language support. The Senate reserves the right to assess the eligibility of applicants on an individual basis.
  • Entry criteria are subject to review and change each academic year.