Master of Science in Mental Healthcare in Europe

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A Master of Science is an advanced program of study that can be earned in about two years. Many schools offer online or part-time MSc programs so that busy learners can further their education in a way that is convenient for them.

Europe is, by convention, one of the world's seven continents. Comprising the western most point of Eurasia, Europe is usually divided from Asia by the watershed divides of the Ural and Caucasus Mountains, the Ural River, the Caspian and Black Seas, and the waterways connecting the Black and Aegean Seas.

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Master of science in mental health and psychotherapy

SRH Hochschule für Gesundheit Gera
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Germany Gera Bonn Stuttgart Heidelberg Karlsruhe Düsseldorf + 5 more

Maintaining and restoring mental health is an important social task. Our multifaceted Masters course empowers you to be mental illnesses active in various professional contexts of prevention and rehabilitation. [+]

Maintaining and restoring mental health is an important social task. Our multifaceted Masters course empowers you to be mental illnesses active in various professional contexts of prevention and rehabilitation.

entry requirements General university, technical university or college entrance gem. § 60 ThürHG First degree in health psychology or psychology More psychology degrees (eg, communication or business psychology), after examination by the Central Examination exclusion Content, objectives and end of the study

Mental disorders are common and serious consequences - for individuals but also for society. Statistically ill every second or third person in Germany at some point in their lives from mental illness. In addition to restoring the mental health after an illness is also the prevention of mental disorders is of immense importance. Consider how we can get the mental health, therefore, play a major role in health promotion and in a variety of other applications. The preservation of mental health and the treatment of mental disorders are the focus of our Master's program in Mental Health and Psychotherapy.... [-]


Master of Science in Nursing Mental Health

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2019 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The Master Program will prepare scientists who can handle, intervene and improve the level of Mental Health Care by applying innovations in Nursing, designing and developing new ways of intervening holistic nursing care in psychiatric patients, implementing systems of control and quality of the Systems Mental Health Care, to distinguish themselves as Mental Health Nurses Scientists, to adhere to the principles of Ethics and Ethics during the exercise ing of their profession, and can be employed in all structures Services Mental Health (Primary, Secondary and Tertiary). [+]

Duration of study (years): 1.5 year Title of studies: Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing Mental Health Level of Title of Study: Postgraduate (2nd Cycle of Studies) Language of instruction: Greek Study Mode: Full-time / Part-time Minimum European Credit Units (ECTS): 90 Program Description

The Master Program will prepare scientists who can:

To handle, intervene and improve the level of Mental Health Care by applying innovations in Nursing. To design and develop new ways of intervening holistic nursing care in psychiatric patients. Implement quality control and quality systems for Mental Health Care Systems. To distinguish themselves as Mental Health Nurses scientists, to adhere to the principles of Ethics and Ethics during their exercise of their profession. They will be able to work in all Mental Health Services (Primary, Secondary and Tertiary). Career Prospects To distinguish themselves as Mental Health Nurses scientists, to adhere to the principles of Ethics and Ethics during their exercise of their profession. They will be able to work in all Mental Health Services (Primary, Secondary and Tertiary) In drug addiction clinics and others. Access to Further Studies ... [-]

Health Psychology - MSc/PgD/PgC

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Cardiff + 1 more

This MSc aims to produce high-quality graduates that are in a good position to improve the health of and well-being of people in Wales and beyond by using specific psychological knowledge and skills. [+]

Course Overview

Health psychology focuses on the roles of psychology, biology and social or environmental factors on health and health-related behaviour. Health psychologists promote healthier lifestyles and seek to improve well-being by understanding the impact that health-related thoughts, feelings and behaviour can have on the individual. Health strategy has been shifting from the treatment of disease to the maintenance of health and prevention of illness. This is particularly important in the Welsh context given that self-reported 'good health' is lower in Wales compared to other areas of the UK (ONS 2011), with a high level of risky behaviours (Welsh Assembly Government, 2004).

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MSc in Psychological Therapy in Primary Care

University of Stirling
Online Full time 12 months January 2019 United Kingdom Stirling

Our MSc Psychological Therapy in Primary Care provides expert training in delivering evidence-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to adults in primary care. Delivered jointly by the University of Stirling and the University of Dundee, it is designed by NHS professionals and clinical academics to give you the clinical and professional skills you need to work as a clinical associate in applied psychology within the NHS. [+]

Overview

Our MSc Psychological Therapy in Primary Care provides expert training in delivering evidence-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to adults in primary care. Delivered jointly by the University of Stirling and the University of Dundee, it is designed by NHS professionals and clinical academics to give you the clinical and professional skills you need to work as a clinical associate in applied psychology within the NHS.

Mental Health Services across the UK are facing a growing demand for therapeutic services to treat common mental health disorders. The NHS commitment to delivering evidence-based treatments means that the theoretical focus of this course is CBT. The course has been jointly devised by NHS clinicians and clinical academics at the University of Dundee Medical School and the University of Stirling's Division of Psychology. You’ll undergo training and clinical supervision within the NHS.... [-]


MSc in Health Psychology

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2019 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

Health Psychologists promote healthier lifestyles. They try to find ways to encourage people to improve their health and also to improve the healthcare system as a whole. For example, helping people to lose weight or stop smoking, or advising doctors on better ways to communicate with their patients [+]

Overview

Health Psychologists promote healthier lifestyles. They try to find ways to encourage people to improve their health and also to improve the healthcare system as a whole. For example, helping people to lose weight or stop smoking, or advising doctors on better ways to communicate with their patients.

You’ll learn to use your knowledge of psychology to promote general wellbeing and understand physical illness. We will teach you the skills needed to help people deal with the psychological and emotional aspects of health and illness, and to support people who are chronically ill.

Our MSc Health Psychology has a strong experiential focus and emphasises the application of health psychology to real-world settings. The course includes contributions from healthcare practitioners. You will carry out a brief placement in a healthcare setting, which can include the NHS, third sector (charities) or industry, and you’ll usually arrange this placement yourself with support from the course team. You are encouraged to carry out research in healthcare contexts where possible.... [-]


MSc/PgDip/PgCert in Perinatal Mental Health

London South Bank University
Campus Part time 1 - 4 years February 2019 United Kingdom London

Part-time Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert), Diploma (PgDip) or Masters (MSc) course in Perinatal Mental Health; aimed at those looking to increase knowledge and skills in relation to complex and challenging issues within perinatal mental health. [+]

This course offers the opportunity to gain a recognized postgraduate award at Certificate, Diploma or Masters level, enhancing your employability prospects.

This course has been designed as a positive response to the national imperative for more education and training for healthcare professionals in perinatal mental health and has been designed to equip healthcare professionals who may require knowledge at different levels and to meet different service needs. Modules offer an opportunity to explore different aspects of perinatal mental health and to increase your knowledge and skills in relation to complex and challenging issues within perinatal mental health.

In addition, this course is also offered to non-health and social care professionals who have experience of working in the mental health or woman’s health field or voluntary organizations, who want the opportunity to engage with the wider issues of perinatal mental health.... [-]


MSc/PgDip in Mental Health Advanced Nurse Practitioner

London South Bank University
Campus Part time 9 - 36 months April 2019 United Kingdom London

PgDip/MSc Mental Health Advanced Nurse Practitioner course for registered nurses looking to develop their professional practice skills. [+]

This course aims to develop your skills to become a practice leader, who can innovate in complex workplace settings to deliver highly effective care provision for diverse and complex patient groups. With mental health issues infiltrating all aspects of health care, providing education to advanced mental health practitioners addresses a national imperative.

It is anticipated that students enrolling for the PgDip Advanced Nurse Practitioner (Mental Health) will successfully complete the full award. However, the option to exit with a Postgraduate Certificate Enhanced Mental Health Clinical Practice is provided for students who have successfully completed the first year modules, but no longer want or are unable to successfully progress to year 2. Students who complete the PGdip ANP (Mental Health) have the option to undertake a Dissertation to gain the top-up MSc ANP (Mental Health) award.... [-]


MScPgDip/PgCert in Mental Health and Clinical Psychology

London South Bank University
Campus Full time Part time 13 - 26 months September 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This course offers the chance to gain expertise and theoretical understanding of psychology, supported by the development of practical skills and a relevant clinical placement. [+]

MSc Mental Health and Clinical Psychology is designed for those with interests or experience in the field of mental health and clinical psychology and has a distinctive emphasis on the experiences of people who live with distress.

You'll develop expertise in the psychology of mental health and the related area of clinical psychology. The course focuses on psychosocial approaches to the study and 'treatment' of mental distress, in both clinical and community settings. You'll explore the social and cultural context from which mental distress occurs, and the responses of those who have experienced distress first hand and develop an understanding of psychological approaches to prevention, treatment and community mean of social support and guidance.... [-]


MSc in Addiction Psychology and Counselling

London South Bank University
Campus Part time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom London

The MSc is a well-established route to a professional career in counseling in the addictions field. Accredited by the Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals (FDAP) it meets the training needs for you to become accredited as an addiction counselor. [+]

The MSc is a well-established route to a professional career in counseling in the addictions field. Accredited by the Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals (FDAP) it meets the training needs for you to become accredited as an addiction counselor.

You'll normally have a professional, employment or voluntary work interest in addiction but will not necessarily be a graduate. However, if you have an interest in the psychology of addiction and seeking a career in counseling, you'll have a particular interest in this programme. Some work experience in health, community and social services settings is normally required, and it is expected that in the first year you'll seek experience in appropriate work settings related to addiction. In the second year, students must have a counseling placement sufficient to provide 100 hours of supervised practice before entering the final year.... [-]


Master in Mental Health Studies (MSc)

Middlesex University London
Campus Part time 2 years January 2019 United Kingdom London UK Online + 1 more

This flexible and unique programme is designed to allow practitioners who work in mental health services to build upon previous knowledge and experience in the field. It aims to enhance this prior knowledge and experience to facilitate your development and mastery of mental health-related skills and knowledge. It is anticipated that completing this MSc will enable you to contribute to the enhancement of professional mental health practice, research and service development. [+]

Why study MSc in Mental Health Studies at Middlesex?

You will be given the opportunity to study with others from a wide range of mental health settings and backgrounds, both nationally and internationally.

It is hoped that the diversity of this learning environment stimulates enhanced the learning of mental health issues, leading to improved practice and service development.

This MSc will allow you to plan your own individual study pathway to meet your personal, professional, academic and service needs. Furthermore, the optional modules can be taken at a pace and frequency that suits your circumstances, taking into account issues such as your location and work-life balance. As such, a number of modules are available via distance learning.... [-]


MSc in Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Netherlands Groningen

Are you a talented student? And are you interested in the psychosocial factors of epidemiology, such as quality of life and public mental health issues? Then this is the program for you.

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MSc Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology

Are you a talented student? And are you interested in the psychosocial factors of epidemiology, such as quality of life and public mental health issues? Then this is the programme for you.

The two-year program starts with two parallel modules on the basics of Medicine and Psychology. This ensures a solid background for all students. In addition, there will be more specialized modules.

The core of this program consists of a research project, resulting in a Master's thesis. In the first year, you will start with this project. The emphasis is on hands-on experience so that you gain expertise and experience in the full process. To support you with your research, you will be individually linked to a senior researcher in one of the participating research groups. To stimulate scientific thinking and reasoning, small coaching groups will meet once a week during the entire program under the supervision of a scientific coach. The scientific coach will also advise you on issues such as the choice of modules and your thesis project. The program runs in close collaboration with important clinical research groups on chronic diseases from the University Medical Center Groningen.... [-]


MSc in Psychology of Mental Health

University of Dundee - School of Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 12 months September 2019 United Kingdom Dundee + 1 more

Our course draws upon the expertise of research and clinical psychologists to provide you with a unique education in the foundations of, and current issues in, the psychology of mental health. It is an ideal opportunity for those who wish to go on to study for a Ph.D. in psychology or a doctorate in clinical psychology, as well as professionals working with children and adults. It is one of the only MSc courses in the UK on which you will be taught by clinical psychologists. Our students tell us they find the teaching and supervision contact with clinicians to be a key strength. [+]

Overview

Our course draws upon the expertise of research and clinical psychologists to provide you with a unique education in the foundations of, and current issues in, the psychology of mental health. It is an ideal opportunity for those who wish to go on to study for a Ph.D. in psychology or a doctorate in clinical psychology, as well as professionals working with children and adults. It is one of the only MSc courses in the UK on which you will be taught by clinical psychologists. Our students tell us they find the teaching and supervision contact with clinicians to be a key strength.

You’ll study advanced modules in the foundations of adult mental health, current issues in psychological health care, and one module of your choice from the areas of developmental psychopathology, evolution, and behavior, or social psychology. You will also learn advanced quantitative and qualitative research methods and will conduct a dissertation co-supervised by a member of academic staff and a clinical psychologist.... [-]


Master in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

Utrecht University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Utrecht

In the Master’s program Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, you will learn how to apply your knowledge of developmental psychology in clinical practice. [+]

About

How do children and adolescents develop? How do emotional and behavioral disorders emerge, and how can they be prevented? How can you use scientific knowledge to advise schools? In the Master’s program Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, you will learn how to apply your knowledge of developmental psychology in clinical practice.

Care, treatment and support

During this one-year Master’s program, you will learn all about the psychological care, treatment, and support of children and young people. We will also address how policies and institutions can contribute to child development.

As a child and youth psychologist, you will study:

systematic changes over the course of a child’s life; the developmental processes that underlie and account for these changes; the social context of developmental changes. ... [-]

Master in Neuropsychology

Utrecht University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Utrecht

Are you interested in the relationship between the brain and behavior? As a neuropsychologist, you will study psychological functions such as perception, memory, language, attention, emotion and motor skills. [+]

ABOUT

Are you interested in the relationship between the brain and behavior? As a neuropsychologist, you will study psychological functions such as perception, memory, language, attention, emotion and motor skills.

This includes:

how the brain mediates these psychological functions; the consequences of brain damage; how to treat disorders.

Disorders can be caused by a wide range of aetiologies, such as an accident, a stroke, neural degeneration (Alzheimer’s, Wernicke-Korsakov syndrome), or developmental defects (dyslexia, ADHD, autism).

Education driven by research and clinical experience

The lecturers at the Neuropsychology Master’s program all work in clinical practice and/or conduct state-of-the-art cognitive research at Utrecht University. This integration of science and practice feeds the Master’s program’s educational activities.... [-]


MSc in Health Psychology

University of Westminster - Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time 1 year United Kingdom London

Health Psychology plays a key role in improving the health and well-being of the population. This course, based in the heart of London, was one of the first Masters in Health Psychology and has been accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) since 1999. It includes an innovative portfolio of assessments geared to developing transferable skills and relating directly to the world of work. The course also provides the opportunity to gain work experience and apply your knowledge in a health psychology setting, whilst considering future career plans.

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Health Psychology plays a key role in improving the health and well-being of the population. This course, based in the heart of London, was one of the first Masters in Health Psychology and has been accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) since 1999. It includes an innovative portfolio of assessments geared to developing transferable skills and relating directly to the world of work.

The course also provides the opportunity to gain work experience and apply your knowledge in a health psychology setting, whilst considering future career plans. The course is taught by a core team of enthusiastic and supportive research-active staff, with collaborative links to external institutions in London and beyond. Successful completion of the course (Stage 1) is a prerequisite for the further training (Stage 2) to become a health psychologist registered with the Health Professions Council (HPC). In addition to the core taught programme, we work with a range of practitioners to provide additional professional training in areas such as resilience, coaching and clinical practice.... [-]