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Mental Health (Youth-Interdisciplinary)

University of Birmingham

12 months
Duration
23040 GBP/year
9810 GBP/year
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About

The interdisciplinary Mental Health (Youth-Interdisciplinary) programme from University of Birmingham focuses on Youth Mental Health, integrating the latest research and policy into teaching and practice.

Overview

Our MSc in Mental Health, with a strong focus on Youth Mental Health, is a unique qualification, bringing together a number of disciplines ranging from psychology, sociology and social policy to medicine, philosophy and education. Accreditation is offered and we are welcoming applications for MSc, PGCert and PGDip in Mental Health.

Why study this course?

This is the only interdisciplinary taught MSc in Mental Health in the UK, offering you a unique opportunity to study alongside other students drawn from a range of professional educational backgrounds.

This Mental Health (Youth-Interdisciplinary) programme from University of Birmingham offers the unique opportunity to learn and research alongside experts drawn from mental health practice (e.g. social policy), academic (e.g. neuroscience, sociology) and lived experience expertise such as our Youth Advisory Group.

Students enrolled on the MSc will benefit from a long and established history in world-leading interdisciplinary mental health research, with experts working directly with NHS partners to understand the causes of poor mental health and develop effective treatments and services.

Career

Graduates from this course will make excellent candidates for research-related employment in both private and public sector organisations as the MSc in Mental Health develops key skills that are highly attractive to employers, including analytical and statistical skills, as well as presentation and report writing skills. This MSc is also excellent preparation for a PhD or other advanced degree positions.

The MSc in Mental Health will help address a number of key priority areas:

  • The rising public awareness of mental health, and the increasing demand on public services to respond to public demand and mental illness.
  • The call to skill up the national and international workforce in relation to children and young people’s mental health.
  • The increasing awareness of employers and their responsibilities in relation to Workplace Wellbeing and promoting Workplace Mental Health.
  • The increased significance that the Mental Health research agenda has received in the UK and internationally, and the need to train the next generation of Mental Health researchers and to retain clinical staff in the NHS workforce.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mental Health - Principles of Mental Health and Disorder 
  • Mental Health - Youth Mental Health
  • Research Methods in Mental Health
  • Research Dissertation in Mental Health
  • Suicide and Self-harm 
  • Philosophy of Mental Health and Wellbeing

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 minimum in first degree in relevant discipline (examples include Psychology; Sociology; Social Policy; Medicine; Philosophy; Education)
  • We will also take into account practical experience of working with young people or in mental health settings.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23040 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23040 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9810 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9810 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

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

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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