University of Northampton

University of Northampton

Mental Health

This programme explores a range of mental health issues from an interprofessional and interdisciplinary perspective. Students will have the opportunity to examine contemporary topics in the mental health arena and explore how current research may inform and improve professional practice.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have successfully completed a related undergraduate programme or be from a health or social care background and be wishing to engage in further personal or professional development. Applicants without a good Honours degree may be considered through the special admissions procedure. Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6.5 (or equivalent).

Course modules

Forensic mental health care; substance use and misuse; effective delivery of primary mental health care; promoting recovery in mental health; therapeutic communication interventions; leading people in health and social care organisations; evidence based health and social care practice; research methods in health and social care; dissertation.

Assessment methods

The programme focuses on improving practitioners' knowledge, skills and experience through a critical analysis of work based projects and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Park Campus Northampton NN2 7AL East Midlands

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