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Forensic Mental Health

University of the West of Scotland

Venues

Off campus

Content

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

Entry Requirements

You must possess an appropriate degree in a biological, health, social science, nursing or related subject.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

3 years

Faculty

School of Health and Life Sciences

Department

Health

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.uws.ac.uk

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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