UCL (University College London)
Mental Health Sciences Research
An upper 2nd Class Honours degree in psychology or a related scientific or social science discipline, or a professional health qualification (medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, psychology, social work), or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Additionally at least 6 months' full-time work experience (or the equivalent) in a mental health service setting or in clinical mental health research is required.
Core modules: core principles of mental health research; statistical methods in mental health. Options: division of psychiatry; culture in the clinic; current research in depression and anxiety; current research in dementia; current research in learning disability; current research in psychosis; epidemiological and social methods in mental health; introduction to biological research in mental health; mental health services (policy, design and evaluation); cellular and molecular modules of disease; ethnicity, migration and health; health inequalities across the lifecourse; higher functions of the brain; neuroimaging (introductory science and methods); neuroimaging (imaging modalities); social determinants of global health.
This programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars and practical workshops, with considerable use of supporting online learning. Assessment methods include unseen exams, coursework including designing questionnaires and systematic review strategies, developing protocols, analysing data, giving talks and presenting posters. There is a strong emphasis on developing practical research skills.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||GBP 23,020 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (England)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||GBP 11,460 per Year 1 (International)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Scotland)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Wales)||2 years|
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