This course is specifically designed for graduate level professionals with a first professional qualification in a relevant mental health or social care area such as nursing, psychiatry, social work, clinical psychology or similar professions.
If you are working in a mental health or social care setting without a first professional qualification, you are welcome to apply for admission via our professional accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL).
Please read the essential Application Guidance before applying.
We select candidates on the basis of their professional experience and academic background
English language requirements
IELTS 7.0 overall, with no less than 6.5 in any component. For other English qualifications, read English language equivalent qualifications
Improve your English
International students who do not meet the English language requirements for this programme may be able to study our postgraduate pre-sessional English course, to help improve your English language level.
This pre-sessional course is designed with a progression route to your degree programme and you’ll learn academic English in the context of your subject area. To find out more, read Language for Science (6 weeks) and Language for Science: General Science (10 weeks).
We are now offering online pre-sessionals alongside our on-campus pre-sessionals. To find out more, read Online Academic English pre-sessional (10 weeks) and Online Academic English pre-sessional (6 weeks).
Read about differences between our online and on-campus summer pre-sessionals.
If you need to study for longer than 10 weeks, read more about our postgraduate pre-sessional English course.
How to apply
Please complete and upload the course Supplementary Information Pack as part of your application.
Applications for this programme will open in January 2022
Applications are considered on the basis of the applicant’s qualifications and experience. Applications may close before the deadline date if numbers accepted reach capacity. Deadline for applications is 2 weeks prior to the course commencing but all applications received within the last 4 weeks prior to course commencement must have all elements of the application completed.
A professional reference from your current employer is a standard requirement and should be submitted at point of application. If it would be problematic to request a reference from your current employer you should contact our Postgraduate Admissions Team at firstname.lastname@example.org for advice.
The reference should be provided on a headed document with either a stamp from the institution or an electronic signature.
This link takes you to information on applying for taught programmes and to the University's online application system.
If you're unsure about the application process, contact the admissions team for help.
We select candidates on the basis of their professional experience and academic background.
Professional Reference: Please note the receipt of a satisfactory professional reference from your current employer is a standard requirement before an offer can be made for this programme. If it would be problematic to request a reference from your current employer you should contact our Postgraduate Admissions Team at email@example.com for advice.
School of Medicine Taught Postgraduate Policy 2022
- UK: £3,000 (total)
- International: £5,917 (total)
Read more about paying fees and charges.
For fees information for international taught postgraduate students, read Masters fees.
Fees for part-time courses are normally calculated based on the number of credits you study in a year compared to the equivalent full-time course. For example, if you study half the course credits in a year, you will pay half the full-time course fees for that year.
Additional cost information
Although there is no obligation to do so, students may wish to undertake systemic supervision of their clinical practice at this stage in their own work agency. In most situations the costs of supervision would be met by your employer, e.g. in NHS settings.
There may be additional costs related to your course or programme of study, or related to being a student at the University of Leeds. Read more about additional costs.
Scholarships and financial support
If you have the talent and drive, we want you to be able to study with us, whatever your financial circumstances. There may be help for students in the form of loans and non-repayable grants from the University and from the government. Find out more at Masters funding overview.
Workforce Transformation Budget (WTB) formerly known as SSPRD funding for West Yorkshire
The funding provided by NHS Health Education England focuses on the transformational requirements of Health and Social Care Workforce in West Yorkshire. This course is ratified by the West Yorkshire Health Education England Transformation Lead. It provides funding to eligible applicants to cover the fees. Funding may be available for 2022/2023, funding cannot be guaranteed for subsequent years in light of ongoing changes within Health Education England and local training priorities.