MSc Advanced Practice in Forensic Mental Health / Overview
Year of entry: 2017
- Degree awarded
- MSc 1year FT/3years PT, PGDip 9 months/2years PT
- Entry requirements
We require an honours degree (minimum Lower Second) or equivalent from a recognised institution and approved and relevant professional experience, which the University accepts as qualifying the candidate for entry.
For graduates without an approved professional qualification, we require an undergraduate degree (minimum Lower Second) in Psychology or an allied discipline such as social science, nursing, health related practice, or law or other recognised equivalent qualification.
The course also provides an ideal foundation for those who may wish to prepare for PhD study. Relevant research or professional experience may be acceptable in place of an academic qualification, but enrolment will only be on the PGDip in the first instance.
- Number of places/applicants
- 20 places
- How to apply
Please apply via our online application form , following any instructions for completion carefully. All supporting documents, including the Employer Support Form (Word, 90KB), should be uploaded with the online application form.
See the Application and selection section for full details of the supporting documents that we require.
We recommend that you apply as early as possible. The formal deadline is the end of July. We reserve the right to close applications earlier if the course is full.
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- Put your knowledge and experience of mental healthcare into practice in a forensic setting.
- Study at a university ranked 9th in the UK for medicine and 7th for psychology (QS World University Rankings 2017).
- Learn from leading authorities in forensic mental health, including affiliated staff who are experts in forensic and related mental health issues.
- Choose from full-time and part-time study options to suit your current working circumstances.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2017, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £9,500
International students (per annum): £21,500
UK/EU students (per annum): Year 1 £3,800; Year 2 £3,800; Year 3 £1,900
International students (per annum): Year 1 £8,600; Year 2 £8,600; Year 3 £4,300
UK/EU students (per annum): £3,800
International students (per annum): £8,600
The University permits applicants with comparable previous experience to submit an application for consideration of AP(E)L Accreditation Prior (Experiential) Learning. The maximum AP(E)L is 15 credits to a PGCert, 45 credits to a PGDip and 60 credits to a master's.
If your AP(E)L application is successful, the University charges £30 for every 15 credits of AP(E)L. The overall tuition fee is adjusted and then the administrative charge is applied.