Taught course

Mental Health

Birmingham City University · Faculty of Health

Entry requirements

Two years post qualified Social Worker, Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Psychologist in mental health. Be able to demonstrate your ability to study at this level of learning. The course is aimed at people who have 2 years post qualification mental health experience and wish to practice as an approved mental health professional (AMHP) or existing AMHPs who wish to gain a Post Graduate Diploma or MSc in mental health, including a Higher Specialist award for registered social workers.

Months of entry


Course content

Aim is to achieve Approved Mental Health Professional Training to enable you to apply for AMHP status.
Done through the use of critical analysis, synthesis and reflective skills, both via study and practice.
The course seeks to further the development of practitioners of mental health care by enabling them to become creative, innovative and effective practitioners. This programme is open to a variety of social workers and health care workers who currently engage with people with varying mental health needs

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months


full time
24 months

Course contact details

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