M.Sc. Mental Health Research

University of Nottingham | Nottingham , United Kingdom
The MSc Mental Health Research is suitable for graduates, trainees and professionals looking to acquire specialist knowledge in mental health and develop research skills, with a view to enhancing career progression.

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The MSc Mental Health Research is suitable for graduates, trainees and professionals looking to acquire specialist knowledge in mental health and develop research skills, with a view to enhancing career progression.

On our MSc Mental Health Research you will:

  • develop knowledge and understanding of all the main areas of mental health
  • learn how to design, conduct and write up a research project for publication in a peer-reviewed journal
  • be taught by international experts from across all the main disciplines of mental health
  • learn to critically appraise current research in the field of mental health
  • learn how to work with others from different disciplines, including science, healthcare and education.

The MSc Mental Health Research will provide excellent training and an internationally recognised qualification for those wishing to further their career in mental health.

Former postgraduate students in the division have gone on to complete research degrees (PhD), secure Clinical Academic Fellowships and clinical lectureship positions. One former student was recently awarded one of the prestigious and highly competitive Wellcome Trust clinical fellowships to conduct further research following on from his MSc project.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 16410 Year (Non-EEA)
  • GBP 6010 Year (EEA)
Start date
Credits 180
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 24 months

Course Content

This is the first MSc Mental Health Research in the UK to cover a broad range of topics within the mental health field combined with a focus on developing research skills in this field.

The course can be completed on a full-time basis over one year or a part-time basis over two years.

The course consists of 120 credits of taught modules and a further 60 credits are devoted to a research project.

Students can opt to complete the diploma (120 credits of taught modules) or certificate (60 credits of taught modules) instead of the MSc.

Modules consist of a mix of taught sessions, practical workshops and seminars.

  • Models and Approaches in Mental Health
  • Introduction to Research Methods
  • Topics in Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Systematic Review of Treatment Effects in Schizophrenia
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Topics in Cognitive Neuropsychiatry
  • Ageing and Dementia
  • Forensic Mental Health
  • Research Project

English Language Requirements

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Requirements

  • Entry requirements:Students should have an undergraduate degree classification of 2.1 or above in Psychology, Medicine, Nursing, Neuroscience or a related cognate discipline
  • IELTS:6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element)
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic:62 (minimum 55)

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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