24 months
722 GBP/module
722 GBP/module
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The Leadership of School Mental Health and Wellbeing course at Leeds Beckett University will enable you to promote positive mental health and wellbeing, help your school adopt strategies which prevent mental illness and improve your support processes for children and young people in schools.

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Mental health is everybody's responsibility and all schools play a key role in supporting the mental health of their students. 

As part of the Leadership of School Mental Health and Wellbeing course at Leeds Beckett University you’ll:

  • Gain an understanding of the evidence of effective whole school mental health 
  • Apply your knowledge in your role as a school leader
  • Learn how to recognise issues such as low self-esteem, anxiety and depression
  • Take early steps to improve the mental health of children in your care
  • Develop sophisticated and original interventions to build children’s resilience and nurture appropriate coping mechanisms
  • Provide an inclusive and enabling environment where every student's mental health can be supported and strengthened

Career prospects

Aimed at designated senior leaders for mental health, this course will allow you to gain key leadership and management skills and increased mental health understanding to provide the best possible support for children and to set you apart in ever-changing educational settings. 

Developing best practices in mental health could help you raise your profile and secure a promotion to a senior leadership position within your school or at a multi-academy trust.

  • Head teacher
  • Pre-School Leader
  • Special Educational Needs Coordinator
  • Inclusion Manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • A Whole School Approach to Mental Health 
  • Evaluating Global Perspectives on Mental Health in Schools
  • Leading Student Resilience Across the School
  • Working with Local Mental Health Support Agencies
  • Critical Case Review

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Most courses don't have fixed application deadlines. But, our courses are popular - they can fill up quickly. It's best to apply as early as possible.



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in a cognate subject, at least a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. 
  • All Applicants should hold a leadership post in a school or educational setting and have satisfactory experience in this role to undertake the course. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; you can download our reference template for completion. All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    722 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 722 GBP per module during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    722 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 722 GBP per module during 24 months.

 £722.20 for each 20 credit point module


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