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Previous degree required

No

Distance/blended learning available?

Yes

Tier 4 visa

1 Year

Duration

Dr Christine Campbell

Senior Lecturer - Psychology

christine.campbell@stmarys.ac.uk
020 8240 4140

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One in four people will experience a mental health problem each year. This degree will give you cutting-edge knowledge of relevant theory and the ability to apply it to care for vulnerable people in mental health settings.

Why study Psychology of Mental Health?

Psychology of Mental Health aims to provide you with a chance to acquire an extensive knowledge base to progress into mental health related careers. The degree will educate you about the specialised aspects of caring for people with mental illness

During the programme you will have the opportunity to complete a work placement in an applied setting, providing you with valuable skills and experience that will aid your career development.

You will gain advanced qualitative and quantitative research skills and be expected to critically analyse existing research as you work towards your own original research project. This knowledge and understanding of academia will underpin the applied focus of the degree, in which the real-world implications of research are considered.

Why St Mary's?

You will have access to fully-equipped laboratories with high specification apparatus.

Psychology is a well-established programme within the Department of Psychology and Pedagogical Science at St Mary’s. Our small and friendly team is committed to your well-being.

Key facts

  • Taught on our historic Strawberry Hill campus, with direct transport links to Central London
Please note: this programme is subject to validation.

Course content

Modules

Please note: all information is correct at the time of publication. However, course content is regularly updated and this may result in some changes, which will be communicated to students before their programme begins.

Career opportunities

In addition to being of interest to those wishing to pursue a career in Clinical Psychology, the degree will provide suitable training for anyone wishing to study for a PhD.

The programme will also aid those interested in progressing to careers in health-related professions such as psychotherapy, social work, mental health nursing, and occupational therapy as practitioners, researchers or managers.

How the degree is taught

Teaching methods

Teaching takes place in small groups.

Assessment methods

All assessments are coursework based.

A distinctive feature of the programme is the extensive use of authentic assessments that mirror the types of tasks practitioners carry out in the field. This includes case studies, diagnosis exercises, and report writing.

Facilities

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Fees and funding

2018/19 fees

  • Home/EU: coming soon
  • International: coming soon

2019/20 fees

  • Home/EU: coming soon
  • International: £13,650

The UK Government has confirmed that EU applicants for 2019 remain eligible for 'home fee status' and can access financial support.

Alumni discount

A 20% tuition fee discount is available for our alumni (undergraduate and PGCE) planning to study this Master's degree. Those studying for a PGDip of PGCert are not eligible for the discount.

Funding

For guidance about financing your studies, including information about government-funded loans, please check out Fees & Funding section.

International Students should check their eligibility for our International Scholarship.

Additional costs

Your tuition fees will cover the cost of all mandatory elements of your programme.

Additional costs could be incurred depending on optional modules chosen and other projects undertaken For further information about additional costs please contact christine.campbell@stmarys.ac.uk.

Further information