City, University of London

City, University of London

Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care (Adult Mental Health)

The course is for all healthcare professionals working in mental health services. The course provides students the skills, knowledge and awareness in the assessment and formulation of mental health problems, evidence-based psychosocial interventions and contemporary issues in mental health. Students have the opportunity to discuss key debates in health and social care provision in multi-professional and interdisciplinary contexts. This course is designed to enhance the abilities of health professionals to critically evaluate approaches to mental health care and consider innovative ways of meeting the mental health needs of individuals and communities.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a second class honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution in a relevant subject.Applicants should preferably have a professional qualification with at least a year of experience in health and social care including: voluntary sector; social work; education; primary care; mental health nursing; psychology; psychiatry; criminal justice; residential work; and those who are currently working in an agency with responsibility for aspects of interprofessional practice relating to their own discipline.

Course modules

Modules include: Introduction to research methods and applied data analysis; critical approaches to advanced practice; plus optional modules.

Assessment methods

Assessment is diverse and includes essays; reflective practice; objective structured clinical examinations; practice-based assessments; poster presentations; case studies; data analysis; and seminar presentations with supporting papers.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 15,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 3,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 7,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Northampton Square Islington EC1V 0HB South East

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Key information

School of Health Sciences
Telephone number: 
020 7040 5790