MSc Professional Practice (Mental Health)

MSc Professional Practice (Mental Health)

Whether you are at a senior level within your professional career, recently graduated or have an interest in mental health issues, this one-year flexible taught Masters degree in Mental Health offers a unique opportunity to extend your knowledge.

MSc Professional Practice (Mental Health) is designed to promote knowledge and understanding of contemporary and international perspectives including; socio-cultural-political and economic influences on mental health. You will also be introduced to the range of conceptual and contemporary schools of thoughts that currently inform the study of mental health. The course will enable you to become proficient, creative and innovative in analysing and evaluating perspectives in mental health practice; function at an advanced level within the contemporary political, social and economic environment and develop strategies for role and service development and quality enhancement.

What you will study


Core module
  • Research module – 40 credits
Specified modules
  • Mental Health Care and Modern Society – 20 credits
  • Perspectives in Mental Health – 20 credits
  • Dissertation – 60 credits
Optional Modules

You can build the right combination of knowledge by selecting modules (up to 40 credits) within the MSc Professional Practice portfolio. Students can also access optional modules from the Postgraduate Certificate in Mental Health Practice. Optional modules will depend on student demand and programme resources.

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This course is taught at: Glyntaff Campus, Pontypridd


  • Part Time 2 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
    • Part Time 2 Years Start Date: Sep 2018