Taught course

Forensic Mental Health MSc

University of Huddersfield · School of Human and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

An honours degree (2:1 or above) or a qualification of an equivalent standard, in a discipline appropriate to that of the proposed programme to be followed, such as Psychology, Health Professional qualifications, Social Science subjects, Applied Sciences or Criminology. Candidates for whom English is not the first language are required to have International English Language Testing System (IELTS) at a score of 6.5 with no lower than 6.0 in any single component. If you hold any other qualifications which are not listed please contact us before applying for the course.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

**Our MSc Forensic Mental Health course is aimed at both graduates and those who have experience of working within forensic mental health, mental health, prison service, police and community-based services.** It aims to equip you with an advanced, in-depth research-informed knowledge and critical awareness of theoretical, methodological and practical issues in forensic mental health. You will cover topics such as assessment and formulation, complex presentations in mental health, risk assessment and management and research methods. The course is taught by a passionate multi-disciplinary team with experience across a broad range of forensic/forensic mental health settings and specialist forensic/forensic mental health researchers. When you graduate with an MSc Forensic Mental Health you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to be independent, ethical and culturally sensitive in their learning and future application of forensic mental health. This is an academic course that does not have a professional accreditation and would not allow graduates to practice.

Fees and funding

Please check our website for fee information

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0)1484 471451