London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Psychology of Mental Health

This MSc provides advanced training in psychosocial aspects of mental health to enable you to acquire an understanding of the theoretical underpinnings and practice-based skills in this area. The programme will focus on the theoretical explanations of psychopathology from a biological, behavioural, social and cognitive perspective. Part of this training will include the successful completion of two certificates in motivational interviewing and positive psychology. These modules will develop both your practical and professional skills, including competencies in conducting research and analysis in relation to the psychosocial aspects of mental health.

Entry requirements

You will be required to have good degree (minimum 2:2). Those with degrees in social work, healthcare, nursing, counselling or an equivalent relevant professional qualification can apply and will be assessed individually. All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS with a minimum of 6.5 and score of 6 in all components.

Course modules

Modules include: Psychopathology, Specialised Clinical Issues in Healthcare, Resilience and Mindfulness, Research Methods, Law, Protection and Mental Health, Treatment Intervention, and Research Dissertation.

Assessment methods

Psychopathology: 2 1,500-word assignments. Specialised clinical issues in healthcare: 1 3-hour examination. Research methods; 1 qualitative and 1 quantitative assignment. Resilience and mindfulness: 2 1,500-word assignments. Law, protection and ethics: 1 exam and 1 3,000-word assignment. Treatment interventions: Oral exams, 2 transcripts along with 2 case studies. 2 1,500-word case presentations with transcripts. Research dissertation: Approximately 8,000 words along with a poster presentation at an in-house conferences and press release. Assessment would include your submission of 1 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 1-on-1 interview with a colleague on your course in front of the group for assessment and training related group supervision.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 885 per Credit (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 885 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 885 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 885 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 885 per Credit (Channel Islands) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 885 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 11,700 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,965 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 885 per Credit (Channel Islands) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 885 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 885 per Credit (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 1,300 per Credit (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 885 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 885 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 885 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,100 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,100 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,100 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,100 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,150 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,100 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,100 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 900 per Credit (Channel Islands) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 900 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 900 per Credit (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,350 per Credit (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 900 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 900 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 900 per Credit (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Holloway Islington N7 8DB South East

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