M.Sc. On Campus Online

Mental Health Practice

University of the West of Scotland

36 months
10765 GBP/year
6500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The MSc Mental Health Practice from University of the West of Scotland, develops your skills to work at advanced levels as a clinical expert, manager or educator in settings where distress arising from mental ill health is an influence on outcome.


This MSc Mental Health Practice from University of the West of Scotland is designed to facilitate a flexible approach to learning in order to accommodate your busy working life.

Most of the modules on this programme are open for standalone study and you can choose one of them as a taster for both the programme and for MSc level study.

  • Leadership for Mental Health
  • Therapeutic Skills for Mental Health
  • Education for Mental Health


Our aim is to provide an enjoyable and intellectually stimulating course of study that will further develop your career in the care of people experiencing mental ill health. This includes:

Mental health nurses Occupational therapists Social workers Paramedics

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Core Values in Mental Health Practice
  • The Supervisory Process
  • Changing Mental Health Services
  • Independent Study: Mental Health 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International- The latest we can process your application is 6 weeks before the course start date  


180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have a professional background and be working within environments where mental ill health is a determinant on client outcome. You will need an identified workplace supervisor and a supportive manager to assist you across the duration of the course.
  • You must also have a relevant Ordinary bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification at SCQF Level 9 (i.e. Graduate Certificate in Acute Care) normally within the past five years and have a command of current, evidenced based knowledge within your chosen subject.
  • Consideration will be given if you have an Ordinary bachelor's degree in a related topic or gained your degree several years ago where continued further development in knowledge through postgraduate studies would demonstrate currency in certified learning, at the discretion of the Course Leader.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    10765 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10765 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    6500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 GBP per year during 36 months.

For Scottish students, cost of study per year is 6,500£


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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