University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

Mental Health

This course aims to provide you with a Master�s level education in the concepts, theories and academic skills of relevance to your role in managing mental health and wellbeing. The course caters for professionals who may already be working in the field of mental health or those wishing to enhance skills to meet the needs of vulnerable people with complex mental health needs. The course offers a flexible approach to the subjects studied and is designed to supplement work based experiential learning with a critical underpinning of contemporary evidence for mental health practice in the primary care setting. It will foster independence and responsibility in managing your own learning and professional development needs, and build on your existing knowledge and experience related to mental health care.

Entry requirements

1st degree or equivalent; if English is not the applicants 1st language a TOEFL score of 550 or above, or an IELTS score of 7.0 or above, or evidence of equivalent English proficiency; a professional qualification such as GPs, community nurses, therapists, psychotherapists or counsellors; employed in area of health or social care sector with the opportunity to work with people with mental health difficulties; accreditation of prior learning (APL) (students may apply for up to 80 credits of APL (accreditation of prior learning) subject to the guidelines set out in the SHaW APL Guidelines).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Part-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Wolverhampton WV1 1SB West Midlands

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Course Enquiry Unit
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