Taught course

Mental Health Law and Ethics

Edge Hill University · Faculty of Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

You need to be working in a professional role within a mental health setting in order to fulfil the learning outcomes of the programme. This work-based access could be either on a voluntary basis or in your workplace. The normal minimum entry requirement is a lower second-class honours degree in a health or social care related-related subject. All applicants will be offered an academic interview prior to commencement of the programme.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is aimed at professionals working in mental health settings. It will enable you to develop your understanding of the complex legal and ethical frameworks that apply to mental health practice. The programme will strengthen your knowledge and skills in engaging with clients' legal and ethical needs and the structured and supportive framework will help you apply your learning in the workplace.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Faculty of Health and Social Care Student Recruitment and Marketing Support Team
+ 44 (0)1695 650726