By the end of the Mental Health Studies course from University of Malta, you will be able to:
- Demonstrate deepened and widened interdisciplinary understanding of the persons affected by mental health issues in the fields of Child and Adolescence, Addictions or Community Care, Holistic and Long-Term Mental Health Recovery, depending on the chosen stream. This will focus on the issues’ origins and manifestations, treatment and therapy, impact and challenges on living and relating, and best ways to respond to these for better quality of life and greater human dignity.
- Communicate and cooperate across disciplines in an effective manner resulting from mutual understanding, the experience of enhanced and guided cooperation and an appreciation of what is involved in interdisciplinarity.
- Apply such an understanding in their professional and work practice and as active members of society, in exercising engagement, assessment, intervention, good management, advocacy and/or support, in ways that are appropriate for their profession and role, both in relation to mental health in general and to their chosen study stream in particular.
- Use the insight given to them by the experience of having conducted postgraduate research to improve the appropriateness and effectiveness of their professional and work practice in the fields of Child and Adolescence, Addictions or Community Care, Holistic and Long-Term Mental Health Recovery, depending on the chosen stream.
Career opportunites and access to further studiesCareer opportunities in the branches targeted in this programme are wide and varied; this course will provide you with sound knowledge that allows for critical, reflective and informed decisions in these areas of employment. Moreover, it will provide you with the necessary tools to function in a team that consists of different professionals from multiple disciplines who all need to be involved in care management.
- Interdisciplinary Approaches to Mental Well-Being
- Professional Issues in Mental Health Care
- Interdisciplinary Understanding and Approaches in Mental Health Care, Rehabilitation, Community Care and Recovery
- Therapeutic Interventions in Addictions
- Systemic Approaches to Understanding Mental Wellbeing of Children
- Recovery and Rehabilitation in the Context of Community Care for Individuals with Complex Mental Health Needs
- Theories of Addiction
- Psychological Development: Infancy - Adolescence
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesPsychology Clinical Psychology View 15 other Masters in Psychology in Malta
The Course shall be open to warranted professionals in possession of a valid registration/licence with the relevant professional council and a first cycle qualification or higher, awarded by this University or any other higher education institution recognized by Senate, obtained with at least Second Class (Honours) or equivalent, in any one of the following areas:
- Communication Therapy, Counselling, Education, Medicine, Midwifery, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Psychiatric Nursing, Psychology, Psychotherapy, Social Work and Youth Work
International4466 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13400 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
EU/EEA2500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7500 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
- Fee per semester: Eur 1,250
- Yr 1: Eur 6,700 / Yr 2: Eur 6,700 / Yr 3: NIL
Living costs for Msida
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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