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
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. Modules include:
- 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