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.
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.
Modules include: Introduction to research methods and applied data analysis; critical approaches to advanced practice; plus optional modules.
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||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|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Northampton Square||Islington||EC1V 0HB||South East|
School of Health Sciences
020 7040 5790