Taught course

Mental Health: Research and Practice

University of Nottingham · School of Medicine

Entry requirements

2:1 in a relevant subject like Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience or another related discipline.

Applicants with Medicine or those seeking to intercalate within their medical degree are encouraged to apply and will be referred to the course director for consideration.

Months of entry


Course content

At Nottingham, you'll experience a unique balance between learning about the psychology behind key mental health issues and how to conduct research in the field.

As part of the course, you'll learn how mental health conditions are caused, diagnosed, assessed and treated as well as specific mental health research methods, models and approaches.

You'll be taught by research-active experts in the field, both clinicians and non-clinicians, ensuring you are experiencing the latest thinking in mental health across the field and across all ages. You'll also get to experience the facilities at the Institute of Mental Health, one of the leading institutes for inter-disciplinary mental health research in the UK

Our dual focus on research and practice will help you succeed in your career whether you wish to study mental health further in a PhD or help on the front-line in clinical practice.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5151