What Will You Study

The PhD in Mental Health provides opportunities for professionals working within the field of mental health, in the UK and internationally, to gain a deeper and more critical insight into their practice, whether they are based within healthcare settings, local government, education, research or management.

This programme meets the needs of mental health professionals wishing to enhance their research skills, develop their understanding of theory, policy and practice, and make an original contribution to knowledge development within their field, while at the same time fulfilling their existing responsibilities.

The specialist taught modules include both the theory and practice of mental health (psychological models of psychological disorders, evidence-based interventions and current priorities for mental health).