Entry requirements

2:1 or above (or international equivalent) in a relevant discipline (e.g. psychology, medicine, mental health nursing, psychiatric nursing, neuroscience).

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc Mental Health Research is suitable for graduates, trainees and professionals looking to acquire specialist knowledge in mental health and develop research skills, with a view to enhancing career progression.

On our MSc Mental Health Research you will:

Develop knowledge and understanding of all the main areas of mental health
Learn how to design, conduct and write up a research project for publication in a peer-reviewed journal
Be taught by international experts from across all the main disciplines of mental health
Learn to critically appraise current research in the field of mental health
Learn how to work with others from different disciplines, including science, healthcare and education

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the Medical School web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5559