Singapore University of Social Sciences

Work Wellbeing

Work Wellbeing (PSY515)


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
E-Learning: BLENDED - Learning is done MAINLY online using interactive study materials in Canvas. Students receive guidance and support from online instructors via discussion forums and emails. This is supplemented with SOME face-to-face sessions. If the course has an exam component, this will be administered on-campus.


  • 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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