Taught course

Advanced Practice in Forensic Mental Health

The University of Manchester · Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences

Entry requirements

An honours degree (minimum 2:2) or equivalent from a recognised institution and an approved and relevant professional experience, which the University accepts as qualifying the candidate for entry. In the case of non-UK applicants, an institution that is recognised and approved by the University and the School must award the degree. Relevant research or professional experience may be acceptable in place of an academic qualification or first degree, but enrolment will only be on the Diploma in the first instance. All applicants will be expected to have basic IT skills, familiarity with the internet and access to a PC and/or laptop.

Months of entry


Course content

The course is a flexible evidence-based postgraduate programme in contemporary advanced forensic mental health practice and research that is open to students from a multidisciplinary and multiagency background.

This masters programme would be suitable for staff who are currently employed in, or who desire to be employed in, a forensic setting.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dylan Mangan
+44 (0)161 306 5439