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Course summary

This course is aimed at students who are intending to work – or are already employed – in health care, counselling, social care and related areas. Students will evaluate, assess, and advance the current understanding of what works in helping adults achieve psychological well-being and good mental health. The course will also teach you a range of practical and research related skills aimed at people intending to work, or who are already employed, in the mental health sector.


Core modules: Pychological Well-being; Contemporary Issues in Mental Health; Clinical Research Methods; Theory and Application to Mental Health; Assessment, Case Formulation and Treatment; Specialist Essay, Research and Professional Skills; Research Project / Dissertation.

Assessment method

Coursework; reflective essays; laboratory reports; literature reviews; oral presentations; research project / dissertation work; specialist essay.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK undergraduate Honours degree (minimum 2.2) in psychology or an allied discipline such as social science, nursing, law, health related practice or another recognised equivalent qualification. Applicants without such qualifications will be considered on an individual basis but will be required to demonstrate how their experiences (for example working as a nurse or counsellor), their professional qualifications (such as RMN, RN) and / or knowledge would enable them to study this course at Masters level in their personal statement.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

The School of Social Sciences offers a number of competitive scholarships for full-time and part-time Masters courses. These include: School of Social Sciences Masters scholarships (for UK, EU and International students) and Nottingham Trent University International Scholarship Scheme.

Psychological Well Being and Mental Health at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS