University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Mental Health Recovery and Social Inclusion

This course provides the knowledge and skills to make a difference to mental health recovery and social inclusion. You will develop the skills to work directly with, develop policies and manage mental health work to aid the recovery and social inclusion of people experiencing mental distress. Students also develop an international understanding of processes and developments in the recovery and social inclusion. This course is ideal for professionals from all mental health disciplines, service users,carers, service managers, policy makers and those who aspire to be leaders in their areas of expertise in their country.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a 1st degree or equivalent, as well as having involvement in mental health services delivery. Applications from service users, carers, or those involved in mental health services delivery that do not have a 1st degree are welcome. Student who have missed the opportunity to become a graduate but can nonetheless demonstrate your potential to work at Master's level, we will consider your application. Candidates without the required academic qualifications, are set a written task to demonstrate their motivation, knowledge and potential to work at Master's level. This task will demonstrate their ability to critically digest and discuss a relevant article, as well as reflect upon and articulate perceived personal challenges involved in working at Master's level.

Course modules

Modules include: innovation in mental health recovery theory and practice; research in mental health recovery practice; legislation and policy: mental health recovery and social inclusion; leadership and collaborative practice for innovation; mental health recovery and social inclusion project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on coursework and online tests.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc On-line study September 2016 - 2 years
PgCert On-line study September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip On-line study September 2016 - 2 years

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