Planit


Mental Health Science

Open University in Scotland

Content

This MSc looks at the biological and psychological underpinnings of mental health science. You’ll examine anxiety, depression, psychosis and dementia from a biopsychosocial perspective. You’ll gain advanced knowledge and understanding of contemporary topics in mental health science.

Plus, acquire the skills to critically evaluate literature, discuss issues and communicate your understanding. You’ll also plan and carry out an academically rigorous research project. And develop skills and knowledge relevant to further research, employment and professional practice.

On completion of Stage 1 students can exit with a Postgraduate Diploma in Mental Health Science.

Entry Requirements

Entry to this qualification will typically require a minimum of an honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in science or a science-related subject (including psychological sciences, health science, mental health nursing or medicine).

Computer and internet access necessary.

Start Date

Contact institution

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

2.75 - 7 years

Faculty

General

Department

Psychology

SCQF Level

11