Core topics in mental health science: psychosis and dementia
SD816 is the core compulsory Stage 2 module for the MSc (F78) and Postgraduate Diploma (E91) in Mental Health Science. This online module draws on biological, psychological and social sciences to investigate psychosis and dementia - conditions that are of major global health concern and socio-economic impact. Building on prior study and skills developed at Stage 1, the module will broaden your knowledge and understanding of these core topics in mental health science, and further develops your critical thinking, practical and professional skills. SD816 is suitable for those with relevant backgrounds in biological and psychological sciences, medical and allied professions.
The module is good preparation for further research in mental health science. It will develop skills and knowledge that are relevant to employment within the health sector, life sciences, medical and related fields, and that will inform and strengthen professional practice.