UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The course integrates biological, psychological and social perspectives on mental health and caters both for psychology graduates and for clinicians wishing to undertake a broad'based, rigorous and flexible higher degree.

Course Modules

Core principles of mental health research; clinical mental health; current research in depression and anxiety; current research in dementia; current research in learning disability; current research in psychosis; mental health services (policy, design and evaluation); culture in the clinic; advanced treatment and management of dementia; ethnicity, migration and health; social determinants of health; higher functions of the brain; neurodevelopmental disorders in child mental health; interventions in child and adolescent mental health (psychological); quality improvements in health; neuroimaging (introductory science and methods); neuroimaging (imaging modalities); treatment in child and adolescent mental health (pharmacological).

Course Additional Entry

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree in psychology or a related scientific or social science discipline, or a professional health qualification (medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, psychology, social work) or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Candidates who do not have at least 6 months' full'time work experience (or the equivalent) in a mental health service setting or in clinical mental health research are required to take the clinical mental health double module.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £23,020  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £11,460  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,510  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 5 years
Variable
MSc (Postgraduate)