University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Professional Practice (Mental Health)

This course is designed to promote knowledge and understanding of contemporary and international perspectives including; socio-cultural-political and economic influences on mental health. You will also be introduced to the range of conceptual and contemporary schools of thoughts that currently inform the study of mental health.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have an Honours degree and be a professionally qualified health or social care professional; for international students, IELTs 7.0 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Research module (compulsory)(40 credits); mental health care and modern society (20 credits); perspectives in mental health (20 credits); dissertation (60 credits).

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include written assignments and reports, and a book review of a title appropriate to the module content. Students are encouraged to carry out assignments that are relevant to their areas of practice/interests.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,000 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cardiff (Atrium) Campus Cardiff CF37 1DL Wales

Key information

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