Singapore University of Social Sciences

Work Wellbeing

Work Wellbeing (PSY515)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: To be confirmed

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Humanities & Social Sciences

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Humanities & Behavioural Sciences


Synopsis

PSY515 Work Wellbeing introduces students to a variety of perspectives relating to wellbeing at the workplace. The module will provide an understanding of the range of mental health issues commonly faced and discussed in a work environment as well as mental health first aid to address issues, prevent ill health, and promote wellbeing and resilience. This module will also take on an applied focus to illustrate how psychological principles of wellbeing translate into the development of healthy workplace policies and organisational practices.

Level: 5
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every July

Topics

  • Foundations of wellbeing
  • Introduction to wellbeing at work
  • Workplace stress
  • Job satisfaction
  • Wellbeing interventions
  • Wellbeing strategies
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Mental health at the workplace
  • Mental health first aid and resilience
  • Workplace health and safety
  • Current issues in work wellbeing
  • Wellbeing practices in organisations

Learning Outcome

  • Examine the differences between primary, secondary, and tertiary wellbeing interventions
  • Critically discuss the role of diversity and inclusion in worker wellbeing
  • Critically discuss and evaluate the theoretical models of job satisfaction and how they apply to wellbeing
  • Evaluate the efficacy of wellbeing interventions
  • Propose recommendations for interventions that aim to promote mental health in the workplace
  • Identify health and safety concerns in organisations
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