PGCert Postgraduate Certificate Approved Mental Health Professional Practice / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Degree awarded
- Postgraduate Certificate
- PT 12 months
- Entry requirements
We require an undergraduate degree (minimum Lower Second) or equivalent alternative qualifications or experience.
- How to apply
You can only apply for this course if you have been nominated by your employer.
We recommend you apply as early as possible. We reserve the right to close applications if the course is full.
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- This is the only certificate that allows students to gain Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) status and be approved by local authorities.
- Learn about the integration of mental health issues, psychiatry and mental health law in multidisciplinary teams from a social perspective.
- Study at a university ranked 7th in the UK for Psychology (QS World University Rankings 2022).
- The PGCert is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council.
Fees for entry in 2023 have not yet been set. For reference, the fees for the academic year beginning September 2022 were as follows:
UK students (per annum): £4,000 (4 units at £1,000 each)
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/EU 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).
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