London South Bank University

Course Introduction

The emphasis of this course is on interprofessional learning that equips practitioners with core skills and competencies in forensic mental health care and the underpinning knowledge base required to address expectations of the national service framework (NSF), in partnership with service providers and commissioners; it is designed to appeal to a wide range of practitioners working with mental health service users with a forensic background.

Course Modules

All Years:engagement and assessment in forensic mental health; psychosocial interventions in forensic mental health; mental health policy and forensic practice; research methods and processes (core unit bsc only); offender case management in forensic mental health; integrated study (core unit bsc only); research methodology and strategy (core unit pgdip/msc only); innovation for excellence ' leading service improvement (core unit pgdip/msc only; personality disorder in forensic mental health (pgdip/msc only); dissertation (core unit msc only).

Course Additional Entry

Honours degree and experience working in forensic mental health care settings; the course is also open to suitable qualified staff working with mentally ill offenders within the criminal justice system.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £3,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £1,890  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
PgDip £3,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
PgDip £1,890  Academic year. First year home fees