Mental Health Science (F78) at Open University - UCAS

Open University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Mental Health Science (F78) (Taught)

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Course summary

This MSc looks at the biological and psychological underpinnings of mental health science. Examine anxiety, depression, psychosis and dementia from a biopsychosocial perspective. You’ll gain advanced knowledge and understanding of contemporary topics in mental health science, acquiring the skills to critically evaluate literature, discuss issues and communicate your understanding. In addition, you’ll plan and carry out an academically rigorous research project, plus develop skills and knowledge relevant to further research, employment and professional practice. Key features of the course

  • Develops knowledge and understanding of key topics in mental health science (stress, anxiety, depression, psychosis and dementia)
  • Explores current issues and research at the forefront of mental health science
  • Develops skills that are essential for a critical understanding of mental health science and relevant to professional practice
  • Culminates with an in-depth individual research project in an area of mental health science

Entry requirements

You must have • a UK honours degree (or equivalent) in a science-related subject – including psychological sciences, health science, mental health nursing or medicine. We recommend you have • a minimum IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score of 7.0. Our free course, Succeeding in postgraduate study, helps you develop the skills and confidence to manage the requirements and demands of postgraduate study.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

As fees for individual modules can vary, the total cost you pay for your qualification depends on the modules you choose to study. For further information about fees, please refer to the course description on The Open University website.
Mental Health Science (F78) at Open University - UCAS