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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Holloway

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Why study this course?

Our Psychology of Mental Health MSc course is designed to provide you with advanced training in mental health. You'll gain an understanding of mental health law, safeguarding and working with vulnerable adults and children. You’ll also learn about how individuals cultivate resilience in the face of adversity and trauma.

You’ll enhance your clinical skills, including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and motivational interviewing techniques, as well as learning meditation and mindfulness methods.

This course would be ideal if you're a psychology graduate wanting to strengthen your position to undergo clinical psychology or counselling psychology training. Further, it aims to develop the skills of those currently working in social/health care practice to support career progression.

More about this course

This course will train those aiming to work in the mental health care services, social welfare, education and youth justice services, it also provides an opportunity for career change. Part of this will include motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioural skills training aimed at developing students' practical and professional skills.

Assessment

Autumn semester

Psychopathology – two 1,500 word assignments
Specialised Clinical Issues in Healthcare - one three-hour examination
Research Methods – one qualitative and one quantitative assignment

Spring semester

Resilience and Mindfulness - two 1,500 word assignments
Law, Protection and Ethics - one exam and one 3,000 word assignment
Treatment Interventions (oral exams, two transcripts along with two case studies - two 1,500 case presentations with transcripts - students would be assessed in front of the group)
Research Dissertation – approximately 8,000 words along with a poster presentation at an in-house conference and press release

Assessment would include your submission of one 3,000 word clinical case report (1,500 words) for each certificate (theoretically-supported) and additionally, your submission of the transcripts. These case reports would be based on a one-on-one interview with a colleague on your course in front of the group for assessment and training related group supervision.

After the course

Graduates have progressed on to working in different mental health care based organisations including mental health charities and NHS based services. Non mental health care settings have included schools and further higher education training.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,750per year

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

University information

London Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    118th

  • Campus address

    London Metropolitan University, Admissions Office, 166-220 Holloway Road, City of London, N7 8DB, England

Both campuses are in the heart of London, arguably the best city in the world for university students.
London Met is home to a hugely diverse community, with students from more than 140 different nationalities.
The dedicated international team organises induction events and can advise on immigration issues including visas, family and dependants, and work opportunities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    113th out of 118 10

    53rd out of 83 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    83 39%

    117th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%

    61st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    65th

    28
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    105 60%

    72nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    31st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    71st

    57

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