PGCert Primary Mental Health Care / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Degree awarded
- Postgraduate Certificate
- 12 months part-time
- Entry requirements
For entry to the PGCert at level 6 we require a FHEQ at level 5 (eg foundation degree, diploma of higher education, or higher national diploma).
Places are available to applicants without a the above qualifications who are able to demonstrate evidence of appropriate academic ability. See Portfolio for non-standard application (Word, 171 KB).
- How to apply
You should complete the online application form or request a printed form.
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- Develop the knowledge/skills to work with people experiencing common mental health problems.
- This PGCert meets the national competencies for IAPT Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners (PWPs) and is a mandatory requirement for newly appointed trainee PWPs.
- This PGCert IAPT PWP course is approved by the British Psychological Society.
- PGCert fees for those working in the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies NHS/organisations are funded through a contract with Health Education England.
- Study at a university ranked 3rd in the UK for Nursing, and top 10 for Psychology and Medicine (QS World University Rankings 2022).
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The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
PGCert fees for those working in the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies NHS/organisations are funded through a contract with Health Education England.
We don't accept self-funded students.For the latest scholarship and bursary information please visit the fees and funding page.
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