Top 10 Mental Health Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe

A Masters in Mental Health can include a wide variety of courses including Psychological Research into Mental Health.

There is also a good selection of PG courses for those already working in Mental Health or Psychologists wishing to focus their work. 

Here’s our roundup of 10 of the best Mental Health Masters Degree Courses available to study at universities in the UK and Europe*.

MSc in Psychological Research – University of Oxford

Cost: £7,730 for UK and EU students / £22,600 for international students. 
What You Will Study: Students at the University of Oxford will cover taught modules on topics such as Emotion, Personality and Social Behaviour and Brain and Cognition. Research topics include subjects such as abnormal psychology and mental health. The course takes 12 months to complete studying full time. 

MPhil in Biological Science (Psychology) – University of Cambridge

Cost: £8,337 total cost for UK and EU students / £27,828 total cost for international students
What You Will Study: This course at the University of Cambridge is a Masters by Research and most students are intending to go onto a PhD. With full-time study it takes 12 months to complete or two years with part-time study. Research topics for supervision have included areas such as Depression, Mania and Related Affective Disorders; Schizophrenia and Psychosis; and Learning Disabilities. 

MSc in Clinical Mental Health Sciences – University College London

Cost: £11,650 total cost for UK and EU students / £27,470 for international students.
What You Will Study: Modules at UCL include research topics such as Children's and Young People's Mental Health; Intellectual and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities; and Depression and Anxiety. Full-time students usually take one year to complete their studies and part-time students must complete the course within five years. 

MSc in Mental Health Studies – King's College London

Cost: £12,300 total cost for UK and EU students / £28,500 total cost for international students. 
What You Will Study: Taking one year studying full time or two years studying part time, this MSc in Mental Health Studies at King’s College London includes modules on topics such as Social and Community Mental Health; Psychology Neuroscience of Psychosis; and Women's Mental Health. 

Master of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy – KU Leuven

Cost: €922.30 per year for all students. 
What You Will Study: This course at KE Leuven in Belgium is conducted in English and takes two years with full-time study. Students can major in a number of topics including Rehabilitation in Mental Health Care. 

MSc in Psychology of Mental Health (Conversion) – University of Edinburgh

Cost: £10,700 total cost for UK and EU students / £21,600 total cost for international students. 
What You Will Study: This course at the University of Edinburgh is for students who do not currently hold an accredited undergraduate degree in Psychology and students have up to six years to complete the course studying part time, or one year when studying full time. Modules include Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive Disorders; and Individual Differences in Mental Health. 

MSc in Forensic Psychology and Mental Health – University of Manchester

Cost: £10,000 total cost for UK and EU students / £23,000 total cost for international students. 
What You Will Study: Modules at the MSc in Forensic Psychology and Mental Health at the University of Manchester include Offending Behaviour Interventions; Psychology Applied to Investigative and Legal Processes; and Personality Disorder Assessment and Intervention. With full-time study, students will complete the course in one year and in two years with part-time study. 

Masters in Clinical Psychology – Utrecht University

Cost: €2,083 for Dutch and EU students / €16,600 for international students. 
What You Will Study: This course at Utrecht University in the Netherlands is taught in English and aims to build on student's understanding of how mental health disorders are studied, treated and prevented. Students will complete the course in one year with full-time study.

MSc in Children's Psychological Disorders – Cardiff University 

Cost: £9,350 for UK and EU students / £20,950 for international students. 
What You Will Study: Students at Cardiff University will focus on the diagnosis and treatment of neuro-developmental conditions and mental health problems in children. The course is only available for full-time study and takes one year to complete. 

MSc in Mental Health Research – University of Nottingham

Cost: £7,290 total cost for UK and EU students / £21,375 total cost for international students. 
What You Will Study: Modules on the MSc in Mental Health Research at the University of Nottingham include Systematic Review of Treatment Effects in Schizophrenia, Ageing and Dementia, as well as topics covering Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Students can complete this course in two years studying part time or in one year studying full time.

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