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MSc Primary Mental Health Care at The University of Manchester
MSc/PGDip Primary Mental Health Care pathway - APIMH
Learn how to improve access to and deliver effective primary mental health care services.

MSc/PGDip Primary Mental Health Care pathway - APIMH / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
MSc/PGDip/PGCert
Duration
36 months (PT)
Entry requirements

We require an honours degree (Lower Second or above) or equivalent from a recognised institution, or an approved and relevant postgraduate qualification (minimum PGDip or equivalent - 120 credits at master's level), or evidence of previous advanced study, research or professional experience, which the University accepts as qualifying you for entry.

Places are available to applicants without a degree who are able to demonstrate evidence of appropriate academic ability. See Portfolio for non-standard application (Word, 171 KB).

Full entry requirements

How to apply

You should complete the online application form or request a printed form. You also need to complete an employer support form (Word, 56KB).

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc N Y N N
PGDip N Y N N

Course overview

  • Develop the knowledge/skills to improve primary care services for those with common mental health problems.
  • Part of the course meets the national competencies for IAPT Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners and is a mandatory requirement for newly appointed PWPs.
  • Cover evidence-based interventions, eg cognitive-behavioural approaches, collaborative case management and community engagement.
  • Fees for those working in the NHS/organisations contributing to the NHS's work in the north-west are funded through a contract with Health Education England North West.
  • Study at a university ranked 2nd in the UK for nursing, 7th for psychology and 9th for medicine (QS World University Rankings 2017).

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our  upcoming open days .

Open evening for prospective applicants

We are holding an open evening on 25 January 2018 for anyone thinking about applying for this course. Please see the event page for more information and details of how to register.

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): Only available to employees of the NHS and related organisations. Fees paid by contract with the NHS
    International students (per annum): Only available to employees of the NHS and related organisations. Fees paid by contract with the NHS
  • PGDip (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): Only available to employees of the NHS and related organisations. Fees paid by contract with the NHS

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 0270
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/nursing/
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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