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Mental Health Studies (Top-up) MSc

Mental Health Studies (Top-up) MSc

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Study mode

Part time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Psychiatry People With Mental Health Problems: Social Work Health Studies

Course type


Course Summary


This Top-up masters is for alumni of Middlesex University who wish to continue their development in the field of mental health through undertaking a research project and convert their PGDip into a full MSc qualification.

Why study MSc Mental Health Studies (Top-up) at Middlesex University?

This programme is designed to allow Middlesex graduates with a PG Dip Nursing (Mental Health) or a PG Dip Mental Health Practice to build on their knowledge by undertaking a mental health related research project.

It is anticipated that completing this MSc will enable you to contribute to the enhancement of professional mental health practice, research and service development.


How can the MSc Mental Health Studies (Top-up) support your career?

The Mental Health Studies Programme has been specifically designed to further your career within the industry through enhancing existing professional practice through personal development and self-managed learning, as well as consolidating and expanding your professional network.

You will have the opportunity to gain a qualification that is directly relevant to your field of work. Past graduates have gone on to study Clinical Psychology programmes.


This module focuses on developing your research capability as part of your professional practice within a health and social care context by designing and implementing your own research proposal. You will be expected to formulate a research question or problem and create a plan of work in the form of a research proposal to answer the question or find a solution to the problem. You will also construct a robust ethical framework to guide decision making during the research process.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Part-time per dissertation credit: £31.50, The mentioned fee is for 2021/22 year entry. There might be a sight increase in 2022/23 year entry.

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

Part-time per dissertation credit: £59. The mentioned fee is for 2021/22 year entry. There might be a sight increase in 2023/24 year entry.

Entry requirements

Students must be a Middlesex University Alumni. They need to have PGDip Nursing (Mental Health) or PGDip Mental Health Practice.

University information

Middlesex is a campus university based in leafy North London only 25 minutes from the buzz of central London. It has been excelling in teaching for over 130 years and boasts international campuses in Dubai and Mauritius. Their industry led, contemporary courses and practice-based teaching will help you to excel in the job market and become a leader in your field. Middlesex’s teaching is informed by the needs of industry, so you’ll develop the...more

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