Taught course

Mental Health Psychology

University of Liverpool · School of Psychology

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Entry requirements

In general, you will be expected to have:

  • A bachelors degree from an accredited college or university or a degree from a recognised institution comparable and/or equivalent to a British honours degree
  • Two or more years’ working experience (for all other graduates).

Months of entry


Course content

With more than 450 million people around the world suffering from mental health disorders, there is a growing need for qualified professionals to help individuals and communities to address mental health issues. The University of Liverpool’s online MSc in Mental Health Psychology aims to equip you with specialist skills to respond to this demand.

Designed for individuals who have a bachelor’s degree in a subject other than psychology, this master’s allows you to learn techniques for both recognising and managing mental health disorders in professional, personal and social environments around the world. This solution-based programme provides a solid foundation on which to enhance your existing career or to pursue a new role in a variety of sectors, from health to education and training.

Information for international students

If English is not your native language, you will need to demonstrate English proficiency comparable to IELTS 6.5 overall (7 for Academic Reading/Writing), TEEP 6.5, TOEFL 570 paper-based or 88 internet-based (22 for reading/writing), GCSE C.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    30 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    30 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

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