¿Qué aprenderé?

This MSc is designed for professionals working in adult mental health and social care, this MSc will enable you to develop the skills and knowledge to critically evaluate approaches to mental health and transform care.

Who is it for?

This course has been developed for all healthcare professionals working in mental health services, including:

  • Nurses
  • Social workers
  • Occupational therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Clinical staff
  • Workers from a wide range of allied statutory and voluntary agencies.

The course will help you develop an understanding and knowledge of adult mental health and the ability to work effectively and collaboratively across professional agencies.


The Adult Mental Health MSc will help you:

  • develop the skills, knowledge and awareness in the assessment and formulation of mental health problems, evidence-based psychosocial interventions and contemporary issues in mental health.
  • critically evaluate risk assessment and management
  • understand the concepts which inform professional leadership
  • develop a greater awareness of inter-professional practice and communication, with an emphasis on collaborative practice
  • work more effectively in an inter-professional context with practitioners and professionals within mental health, social care and associated fields
  • understand the development of ethical and culturally sensitive practice
  • recognise how the placement of the service user and their carers are key priorities
  • discuss key debates in health and social care provision, within multi-professional and interdisciplinary contexts
  • understand the approaches to mental health promotion at individual, community and wider societal levels
  • develop strategies to overcome the barriers to inter-agency and inter-professional working and promote the wider social inclusion of people with mental distress
  • critically apply theory, evidence and personal experience to practice, promoting more effective care and support to people experiencing mental distress, and their carers
  • evaluate approaches to compassionate mental health care and consider innovative ways of meeting the mental health needs of individuals and communities.

Career prospects:

As a graduate of this programme, you will gain a deep understanding and knowledge of adult mental health. This will enable you to work effectively and collaboratively across professional agencies and boundaries.

Previous graduates have gone on to secure influential roles within:

  • The professional areas of mental health and social care.
  • The voluntary sector.
  • Health policy and management.

Successful completion of the MSc enables you to fulfil the requirements for higher-grade, senior advanced practice posts in health and social care.

It will also qualify you to apply for research posts and conduct independent research.

Students can progress into the MSc after successful completion of the PgCert and PgDip.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Division of Nursing

Opciones de estudio

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Costos de estudio
£17.340,00 (US$ 21.457) por año
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Fecha de inicio

Septiembre 2020, Enero 2021


Northampton Square




EC1V 0HB, England

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Applicants will be considered for most postgraduate courses with a good US bachelor’s degree from a recognised University. Entry requirements will vary by course for more information about specific course requirements. Students who don’t meet the requirements for direct entry may option to undertake a graduate preparation programme. Students successfully completing INTO City’s Graduate Diploma or Kaplan International College London’s Pre-Master’s Course at the required level will have guaranteed entry into City’s postgraduate degrees. IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 100 is required.

Para estudiantes internacionales

To apply for this course, students should have a lower second-class honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution in a relevant subject. Preferably, students should have a professional qualification with at least one year of experience in health and social care, such as: Voluntary sector, Social work, Education, Primary care, Mental health nursing, Psychology, Psychiatry, Criminal justice, Residential work, Currently working in an agency with responsibility for aspects of inter-professional practice relating to your own discipline. Students will need to provide two references (at least one reference for recent graduates must be academic; other references could include a current employer). Students first language is not English will need IELTS: 7.0 with at least 6:5 in all components.

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Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.


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