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.
- Taught on our historic Strawberry Hill campus, with direct transport links to Central London