Buckinghamshire New University

Buckinghamshire New University

Psychotherapeutic Approaches in Mental Health

The programme provides the conceptual tools and their application to clinical work, a specialised group experience and a research dissertation to equip participants to orient themselves to the complex reality of their roles in mental health organisations; by focusing on individual, group and institutional dynamics, students study the preconditions for maintaining boundaries, ensuring relational security and delivering coherent, effective treatment interventions.

Entry requirements

Honours degree in nursing or a relevant subject; the course is suitable for nurses and allied health professionals at band 6 and above, ST4-ST6 psychiatrists in training; professionals from other disciplines are considered on an individual basis; interview.

Course modules

Modules include: psychodynamic approaches to working with individuals; psychotherapeutic approaches to working with groups; interpersonal dynamic consultation; psychotherapeutic approaches in mental health; dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 4,600 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
High Wycombe Campus High Wycombe HP11 2JZ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0330 123 2023