Masters | Postgraduate Course - Psychological Wellbeing and Mental Health MSc Course Details within Nottingham Trent University

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Psychological Wellbeing and Mental Health MSc

Study Details

MSc 1 year full time, 2 years part time

The Psychological Wellbeing and Mental Health Masters degree is designed to equip you with an in-depth knowledge of psychological theory relevant to the improvement and maintenance of psychological wellbeing and sound mental health in adults. It's ideal if you are intending to work – or are already employed – in health care, counselling, social care and related areas.

Module details

Course modules

  • Assessment, Case Formulation and Intervention
  • Clinical Research Methods
  • Psychological Wellbeing
  • Research and Professional Skills
  • Contemporary Issues in Mental Health
  • Theory and Application to Mental Health
  • Specialist Psychology Essay
  • Research Project / Dissertation

Entry Requirements

  • You will need an undergraduate degree (minimum 2.2) in Psychology or an allied discipline such as social science, nursing, law, health related practice or another recognised equivalent qualification.
  • Applicants without such qualifications will be considered on an individual basis but will be required to demonstrate how their experiences (for example working as a Nurse or Counsellor), their professional qualifications (such as RMN, RN) and / or knowledge would enable them to study this course at Masters-level in their Personal Statement.

Student Destinations

Students generally choose the MSc Psychological Wellbeing and Mental Health because they wish to pursue a career working in a mental health setting or because they already work in such a setting and hope to improve their prospects of promotion and career progression. You may choose to pursue an academic and / or research career in psychology following graduation (by working as a research assistant or associate, for example, or by studying for a PhD). Psychology graduates with BPS GBC status may also be interested in this course if they are considering doctoral study towards a career as a clinical or counselling psychologist.