University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Professional Practice (Mental Health)

Whether you are at a senior level within your professional career, recently graduated or have an interest in mental health issues, this one-year flexible taught Masters degree in Mental Health offers a unique opportunity to extend your knowledge. MSc Professional Practice (Mental Health) 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. The course will enable you to become proficient, creative and innovative in analysing and evaluating perspectives in mental health practice; function at an advanced level within the contemporary political, social and economic environment and develop strategies for role and service development and quality enhancement.

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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

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

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