Delivered jointly by UWS and the School of Forensic Mental Health (NHS), this course is the only Scottish Masters programme specialising in forensic mental health.
Graduates will be equipped with the confidence to excel in any forensic mental health setting. The course is designed for those who are currently, or who are looking to be employed in a forensic setting—such as a secure hospital, community based service for mentally disordered offenders, the Scottish Prison Service or Police Scotland.
It is suitable for professionals with backgrounds in nursing, social care, psychology, occupational therapy, psychiatry, criminal justice and security.
You can exit after 18 months with PgCert Forensic Mental Health
You can exit after 21 months with PgDip Forensic Mental Health
You must possess an appropriate degree in a biological, health, social science, nursing or related subject.
Distance and Flexible learning
School of Health and Life Sciences