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University of Dundee

Psychology of Mental Health (MSc)

The course addresses a broad range of material, including the scientific study of mental health problems, addiction and eating disorders. In addition to being of interest to those wishing to pursue a career in clinical psychology the course will also provide suitable training for those who wish to study for a PhD and would be suitable for professionals working with children or adults with a range of psychological disorders.

Entry requirements

A 1st or 2nd Class (normally Upper 2nd Class) Honours degree in psychology, conferring eligibility for Graduate Membership of the British Psychological Society. All applicants will be assessed and approved by the course director and the MSc Board of Studies. IELTS of 7.5 (or equivalent), if the 1st language is not English.

Course modules

Core modules: research foundations; qualitative research methods; advanced quantitative methods; foundations of adult mental health; current issues in psychological health care; research dissertation. Advanced module, typically from: Developmental psychopathology; altered states of consciousness; social, emotional and moral development; evolution and behaviour; health in groups.

Assessment methods

The course is assessed by coursework only. Each module is worth 20 credits apart from the research dissertation module which is worth 60 credits. The total number of credits awarded is 180 for an MSc course.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,950 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dundee City Campus Dundee DD1 4HN Scotland

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