Taught course

Mental Health Research

University of York · Department of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

2.1 or equivalent, or a medical degree. Applications are also welcome from intercalating medical students, and from candidates with a 2.2 (or equivalent) with sufficient, relevant work experience in mental health.

Months of entry


Course content

Develop your skills and knowledge in mental health research, supported by clinical and academic experts in the field.

Throughout your degree, you will learn from staff who are active researchers in mental health, and staff who come from a range of clinical backgrounds including psychology, psychiatry, and mental health nursing.
You will be supported to develop your knowledge, skills and understanding about mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, and psychosis. You will graduate equipped with the skills to take on roles in mental health research and clinical settings, and to have a positive impact on improving individual and population mental health and wellbeing.
This course can also be taken as a Master of Science (MSc).

Information for international students

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. We accept the following qualifications:

IELTS: 6.5, minimum 6.5 in writing and 6.5 in all other components

For more information see our postgraduate English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Katie Pybus