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
Course contentCourse 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
Course contact details
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