PGCert Postgraduate Certificate Approved Mental Health Professional Practice / Overview
Year of entry: 2020
- 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 in the top 10 for medicine and psychology (QS World University Rankings 2019).
- The PGCert is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2020, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £1,900 (2 units at £950 each) per annum
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).
The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health (School of Health Sciences) offers an alumni bursary of a 10% reduction towards tuition fees for successful applicants who are recent University of Manchester graduates and who are commencing one of our postgraduate taught master's programmes in 2020.
The bursary is available to students or alumni who:
- have graduated since 2015;
- are registered for an MSc, PGDip or PGCert course at Manchester;
- hold a first class or 2:1 honours degree;
- have home or overseas fee status;
- are applying for full- or part-time study;
- are self-funded and not in receipt of any other funding support.
The bursary will be applied as a fee reduction automatically for those students and alumni who meet the alumni bursary criteria so there is no application process.
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