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Forensic Mental Health

Nottingham Trent University

12 months
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15850 GBP/year
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About

The Forensic Mental Health degree from Nottingham Trent University is ideal if you are currently employed in / or  desire to be employed in a forensic mental health setting. 

Overview

The Forensic Mental Health degree from Nottingham Trent University is designed to equip you with an extensive knowledge of theoretical and practical issues in forensic mental health and a critical awareness of the current philosophical, theoretical and methodological problems, debates and insights that shape the discipline. During the course you'll also gain a critical appreciation of ethical, cultural, and legal issues arising from mental health practice and research.

Careers and employability

When you graduate with an MSc Forensic Mental Health you will have the necessary skills to pursue professional careers in a range of mental health, forensic mental health, or forensic settings. You may choose to study this course if you already work in this area and hope to improve your prospects of promotion and career progression.

You may also want to pursue an academic and / or research career in a number of academic disciplines following graduation (by working as a research assistant or associate, for example, or by studying for a PhD). Psychology graduates with BPS GBR status may also be interested in this course if they are considering doctoral study towards a career as a clinical or counselling psychologist.

The majority of graduates have tended to pursue, or to return to, applied employment in a range of forensic mental health settings. Recent graduates have pursued careers as:
  • Case worker
  • Mental health support worker
  • Nurse
  • Worker for the Ministry of Justice
  • Assistant psychologist
  • Healthcare assistant
  • Social Worker

You may also want to pursue a career in the prison service or secure hospitals.

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Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Forensic Mental Health
  • Explanations of Crime, Criminal Behaviour and Victimisation
  • Clinical Research Methods
  • Research and Professional Skills
  • Contemporary Issues in Mental Health

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We advise that applications are submitted before the end of July .

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will need an undergraduate degree (minimum 2.2) in Psychology or an allied discipline such as social science, nursing, health related practice, or law or other recognised equivalent qualification.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15850 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15850 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7700 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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