Adult Mental Health (Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care) (MSc)

the United Kingdom

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The award

How long you will study
1 - 2 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 8000 per year

How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts

International course fees
GBP 16000 per year

All study options

About Adult Mental Health (Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care) at City, University of London

Who is it for?

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


Social workers

Occupational therapists


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.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study1 - 2 year
    Course startsJanuaryDomestic course feesGBP 8000 per yearInternational course feesGBP 16000 per year

Notes about fees for this course

Fees listed are for full-time only. Part-time fees are:

UK/EU: £4,000 per year

£8,000 per year.

Entry requirements

In addition to the listed entry requirements, if your first language is not English you will also need IELTS: 7.0 with at least 6.5 in all components.

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