Taught course

Mental Health Practice

Institution
University of Bradford · Faculty of Health Studies
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

All applicants must be nominated by a local authority or other employer.

A first degree (minimum 2:2). In exceptional cases candidates without a first degree may submit evidence of their ability to study at postgraduate level.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Under the Health and Social Care Act (2012), the responsibility for approving Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) programmes in England now rests with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

The two interdependent elements in this qualification are:

  • Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) training
  • Either a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or MA in Mental Health Practice

Employers are responsible for sponsoring students for this programme. They also provide practice placements to enable students to develop and their practice. This is assessed by means of a portfolio.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
enquiries@bradford.ac.uk