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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of the West of Scotland

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    JAN, SEP

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

OVERVIEW

Our MSc Mental Health & Education focuses on the nature of mental health in educational (learning, teaching, training, and mentoring) environments and is the first professional learning award of its kind in the UK.

It focuses on the nature of mental health in learning, teaching and training/mentoring environments and explores how this might impact on:

  • learners
  • leaders of learning
  • mentors
  • psychologists
  • health professionals
  • managers
  • social workers

PRACTITIONER-FOCUSED

Our course will equip you with the skills necessary to work in an environment where integration of service delivery and multi-professional practice is the expected norm.

Additionally, the MSc offers a flexible study opportunity for associated practitioners with an applied interest in both the areas of mental health and education.It is relevant for practitioners working with children in schools (class teachers and pupil support staff) and those in challenging environments in roles such as youth workers, police officers, correctional officers, child protection officers and staff from the voluntary and third sectors.

TEACHING & LEARNING

For each module there 200 hours of student learning comprising:

  • eLearning asynchronous discussion/course work and tutorials (60 hours)
  • engagement with the literature, writing and research (100 hours)
  • assignment in the form of critical a written essay and/or other forms of summative assessment (40 hours)

ASSESSMENT

Modules on the MSc Mental Health and Education have different assessment requirements. Different formats of formative assessment are embedded throughout teaching and learning on all modules.

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University information

University of the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

    University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 2BE, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 81 3

    21st out of 83 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    180 91%

    6th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.37 87%

    5th

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    130 75%

    22nd

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    44th

    20

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