Taught course

Mental Health

Abertay University · School of Social and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a degree and be working within the mental health field.

This programme is aimed at professionals such as, but not exclusive to, nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, dieticians, and social work or social care workers.

It's also relevant to those employed in the third sector, such as mental health services and charities.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Integrated health and social care services requires practitioners with interdisciplinary knowledge and skills. This programme is designed for those working in a variety of professional mental health fields. Underpinned by a commitment to recovery and evidence-driven approaches, it aims to help you shape your career and contribute to the future of mental health care.

This mental health programme is taught by subject experts whose teaching is underpinned by research, and offers the opportunity for you to join a thriving community of active researchers and scholars.

With option modules available, it allows you to tailor your studies to your area of interest. The programme also gives you the opportunity to undertake a supervised research project on a topic of your choice.

Previous graduates have gone on to employment in a range of positions in the practice setting, as well as in education, research, management and leadership roles. Opportunities are available across the NHS, and the private and voluntary sectors.

This programme is inherently flexible, providing the opportunity to build towards a Masters qualification at a pace that suits you.

Information for international students

This course is not available to international students.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Office
01382 308080