Taught course

Mental Health and Wellbeing

University of Derby · College of Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

You'll usually need an undergraduate degree (at least second class) or an equivalent qualification in a nursing, health or social science subject.

PGCert, PGDip, MSc

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Studying this innovative and contemporary Masters in Mental Health and Wellbeing will:

  • Develop your skills to gain a deeper understanding of advanced practice, underpinned by critical enquiry in the field of mental health and wellbeing.
  • Give you the opportunity to gain integral knowledge of contemporary approaches in Mental Health and Wellbeing.
  • Enhance your critical reflection, research and investigative skills, putting service users at the heart of your work.
  • Advance your understanding of six key themes: resilience; sociological perspective; physical and mental health; interprofessional learning; compassion and leadership.
  • Study flexibly at a time and pace that suits you. Some of the modules are available through distance learning, and you can study individual modules as stand-alone courses. This will help you to increase your confidence and skills, and advance your continued professional development.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

College of Health and Social Care
+44 (0)1332 591703