Taught course

Mental Health Practice

Institution
University of Hertfordshire · School of Life and Medical Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Registration with a relevant professional body (eg HPC, NCM, GSCC, GMC(GP)), plus a first degree in a related discipline. Plus 2 years full-time (or equivalent) experience within a relevant field. Employment in, or access to, an appropriate area of mental health practice during study. Applicants with evidence of equivalent professional development or academic proficiency will be considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Course will appeal to students who have senior positions in the field of mental health from general practice, nursing, allied health, social care and primary care backgrounds. It is designed to give a core component of modules, which cover psychiatric and mental health knowledge to complement clinical practice. Students can choose additional modules to construct a programme of study tailored to their particular needs and be responsive to workforce and service development. Compulsory modules are: Contemporary mental health interventions; recovery and social inclusion: partnerships in mental healthcare; service improvement; evidence-based practice (class based/blended learning). The remaining 75 credits are earned from a choice of optional or common interest modules.

Information for international students

If English is not the first language a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent will be required.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24-60 months
full time
15 months

PGDip

part time
24-60 months
full time
15 months

PGCert

part time
24-60 months
full time
15 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@herts.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1707 284800