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About

This Mental Health Science programme from The Open University UK is for those with an academic or professional interest in mental health science and the biological and psychological underpinnings of this discipline.

Overview

 It equips you with the necessary skills to critically evaluate the current literature, discuss contemporary issues and communicate a critical understanding of key topics in mental health science. You’ll complete an academically rigorous research project and develop the skills and knowledge that are relevant for pursuing a research career, for employment, and informing professional practice. You’ll have the opportunity to develop the knowledge and understanding of key topics in mental health science, including stress, anxiety, depression, psychosis and dementia.

Key features of the  Mental Health Science programme from The Open University UK

  • Develops knowledge and understanding of key topics in mental health science (stress, anxiety, depression, psychosis and dementia).
  • Explores current issues and research at the forefront of mental health science.
  • Develops skills that are essential for a critical understanding of mental health science and relevant to professional practice.
  • Culminates with an in-depth individual research project in an area of mental health science.

Career relevance

This qualification is directly relevant to research and employment in the fields of medical and psychological sciences (neuroscience, psychology, health sciences). It will develop the critical skills and knowledge that are relevant to employment within the health sector, life sciences, medical and related fields, and to inform and strengthen professional practice.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Core topics in mental health science: psychosis and dementia 
  • MSc project module for MSc in Mental Health Science 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 33 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry to this qualification will typically require a minimum of an honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in science or a science-related subject (including psychological sciences, health science, mental health nursing or medicine).

  • If you have other study or experience that you believe equips you to take this qualification you can still apply, but must supply evidence of that study or experience. Your case will be referred to our MSc Admissions Panel. Depending on your previous qualifications or experience, some background study may be necessary prior to registering for this qualification or its constituent modules. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11565 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11565 GBP per year during 33 months.
  • National

    11565 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11565 GBP per year during 33 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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