Taught course

Mental Health Psychology (Online Programme)

University of Liverpool · School of Psychology

Entry requirements

Our online MSc programme in Mental Health Psychology is aimed at professionals looking to further their careers in the field and gain knowledge they can apply immediately in their work. Both educational qualifications and work experience are taken into consideration when you apply to the University. 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 - one year’s working experience (for graduates in psychology) - two or more years’ working experience (for all other graduates). Applicants who do not directly meet the educational requirements will be evaluated on an individual basis, taking into account vocational and professional qualifications, and relevant working experience.

Months of entry

October, September

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 – address mental health issues.

The University of Liverpool’s online MSc in Mental Health Psychology aims to equip graduates with the mental health counselling and other skills to respond to this demand and develop fulfilling careers across the globe, promoting mental wellbeing.

On this 100% online masters in Mental Health, you will gain a thorough insight into mental health issues, approaches, counselling and prevention techniques. It provides a solid foundation on which to enhance your existing career prospects or to begin a new role in a variety of sectors, from counselling and health, to education and training.

The internationally-orientated programme allows you to build on previous experience to develop in-depth skills and knowledge in mental health, understand the cultural and other factors impacting mental health around the world, and learn the techniques to deal with and prevent mental health problems.

By the time you graduate, you should possess the confidence, know-how and ability to begin the next exciting phase of your professional career.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

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