Tavi students

Study and learn within a working NHS mental health Trust

Those that treat our patients, teach our students – meaning students can access real-time, real-life case studies

We are a pioneer in mental health, social care and management and leadership education.

We train clinicians, social workers, nurses, teachers and many other professionals. Our clinician-tutor model and multidisciplinary approach ensures our courses are relevant, transformative and empowering.

Find a course

What we teach

We offer a range of courses covering a variety of subjects for many levels and abilities

Why study with us

Find out what life at the Tavi is really like

Apply to study

Our dedicated team is on hand to help you throughout the application process

Student life

Whether you study for five hours or five years, we will ensure that your time with us is academically and socially engaging and worthwhile

Fees and funding

Information and support on how to fund your studies

International students

Wherever you live, come and study with us in person or online

Come and visit us on one of our open days

Find out what life is like at the Tavi by joining one of our open days, held throughout the year

Courses outside of London

Our courses are designed to be inclusive for all, wherever you live

Explore course pathways

Find out where to start, how to progress and how we can help you to achieve your career ambitions


What next after studying with us?

Meet our students

Get an insight into life at the Tavi as our students share their own experiences of studying with us

Student support

Our dedicated team is on hand to help you throughout the application process and beyond.

Course news

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    A mindful cup of tea

    Course lead Angela Bagum shares a simple way to introduce moments of mindfulness into your daily life. “While there is tea, there is hope” – Arthur Wing Pinero Everyday life is about managing stress to some extent; it can motivate us to achieve outcomes and complete goals, but unreasonable and sustained amounts of stress can…
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    Psychoanalytic thinking at work: five tips for a successful application

    Discover our introductory, year-long course psychoanalytic thinking at work. Hosted entirely online, our course gives you the opportunity to join students from across the globe to learn about the fundamental aspects of psychoanalytic theory – all taught by practising clinicians in the field. You’ll learn how psychoanalytic thinking is applied in real-life contexts and be…
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    Mindful walking

    If you’re looking for a new way to connect with nature, why not try mindful walking? Course lead Angela Bagum outlines her own experience of the practice, and provides some tips for getting started. Then, some first-time mindful walkers share their impressions. Why try mindful walking? Angela’s story: “For the last six years, I have…
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