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Adult Mental Health (Contemporary Studies) MSc

City, University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Northampton Square

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22, JAN-23

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Key information

Learn about the latest theory and practice influencing the care and support of people experiencing mental health difficulties and contribute to research that improves the well-being of individuals and communities. You will critically evaluate approaches to compassionate mental health care and consider innovative ways of developing ethical and culturally sensitive practice.

Course overview

Benefits of this course

You will gain a thorough grounding in research skills and applied data analysis to support your role as an evidence-based practitioner able to critically evaluate approaches to support and care for people experiencing mental ill-health.

You will address key principles of adult mental healthcare and current issues affecting mental health policy and practice through core discipline-specific modules.

Who is this course for?

If you are a professional working in adult mental health and social care services, this master’s programme will prepare you for progression into senior and leadership roles.

Teaching and assessment

You will learn through a dynamic mix of direct and interactive methods, e-learning and work-based learning, including:

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • self-directed study
  • workshops
  • tutorials.


Successful completion of this master’s degree will equip you with the knowledge and skills to work effectively across professional services and agencies concerned with adult mental health.

You will be well placed to pursue opportunities and career pathways in areas such as:

  • statutory health and social care services
  • the voluntary sector
  • health policy and management
  • advanced practitioner roles
  • education
  • research.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,050per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

City, University of London

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  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

Nearly all degrees offer the opportunity of a work placement, a clinical placement or time studying abroad. Many offer professional accreditation.
A diverse and welcoming community with buddy schemes, active student societies, Students' Union, student counselling and an award-winning student centre.
Partnerships with more than 100 leading institutions across the globe bring exciting opportunities to study abroad and get international work experience.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    90th out of 91

    22nd out of 105 41

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    107 54%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    127 59%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.70 74%



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