Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London

Mental Health and Law

This programme is ideal for leaders in law and clinical practice who wish to create interdisciplinary and organisational advances in care services and legal practice, ensuring that the highest standards of professional competencies are available to individuals in contact with criminal justice and mental health legislation.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a degree in a related subject and or a professional qualification and have worked in the relevant subject area for at least 1 year. Applicants from diverse backgrounds and career pathways considered individually.

Course modules

Core modules: advanced skills in mental health; capacity; understanding coercion in care: legal, ethical and clinical frameworks; professional skills in representing mental health; public mental health; research methods (MSc only).

Assessment methods

Assessment includes essays and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Mile End Tower Hamlets E1 4NS South East

Key information

Wolfson Institute
Telephone number: 
020 7882 5511