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Mental Health: Psychological Therapies MSc

Mental Health: Psychological Therapies MSc

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Full time | Whitechapel | 1 year | 18-SEP-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

18-SEP-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Clinical Psychology People With Mental Health Problems: Social Work

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This popular programme teaches you how to assess mental health problems, understand their origins and help your patients recover. It provides a unique combination of clinical skills and analysis of psychological therapies, teaching you how to think critically about the application of specific therapies.

  • Learn which psychological therapies are effective and for whom
  • Take a supervised placement in a clinical setting
  • Gain a comprehensive training in research methods and writing
  • Learn from leading experts in the field
  • Study full-time or part-time on campus or online

Facilities

  • Access to Queen Mary’s comprehensive libraries, including the Postgraduate Reading Room
  • Access to the large medical and dental archives at the Royal London and at Barts
  • Mentors for non-programme related support, including careers advice

Career paths

This programme gives you a range of career options. It is ideal if you want to do clinical psychology or psychotherapy training, including IAPT services, in the future.

It is also tailored to people working in mental health care who want to advance their careers by demonstrating their expertise in psychological therapies.

Recent graduates have gone on to:

  • complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Low Intensity Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, qualifying them to work as psychological wellbeing practitioners within the NHS
  • further doctoral-level training in clinical and counselling psychology
  • psychological assistant positions in the NHS and third-sector providers.

Modules

This module provides students with essential knowledge and skills about Applied Research Methods. The general aim is to equip students with transferable skills that can be either used towards completing an empirical project or conducting a systematic review.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

10,250

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

20,750

Entry requirements

Students need to have a 2:2 or above at undergraduate level in Psychology, Medicine or a related discipline.