Taught course

Mental Health Practice

University of Hertfordshire · School of Life and Medical Sciences

Entry requirements

  • Registered with a relevant professional body (e.g. HPC, NMC, GSCC, GMC(GP))
  • Normally a first degree in a related discipline. Applicants with evidence of equivalent professional development or academic proficiency will be considered.
  • Two years full time (or equivalent) in a relevant field
  • Employment in, or access to, an appropriate area of psychiatric practice whilst enrolled on the programme

Months of entry


Course content

This programme has been developed in Partnership with the Local Mental Health Foundation University Trust. It offers a wide variety of teaching and learning methods which will help you develop as a clinician in mental health practice. You can expect to gain significant opportunities in continuing professional development by choosing to study modules relevant to the field you work in which can also be taken as short courses.

Along with lectures and expert led clinics, you will also have regular small group seminars and tutorials, with the additional support of a personal tutor. This programme has a practical emphasis and also provides opportunities for additional attendance to short courses and conferences offered by the Department. You’ll have a choice of modules, excellent networking and peer support, and consistently positive feedback.

Information for international students

All students from non-majority English speaking countries require proof of English language proficiency. A minimum IELTS 6.5 is required

If you do not have the required level of English for entry, our academic English courses can help you to achieve this level.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-60 months
full time
15 months


part time
24-60 months
full time
15 months


part time
24-60 months
full time
15 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)1707 284800