Mental Health PG Cert

Overview

Course facts

  • Name: Mental Health
  • Qualification: PG Cert
  • Duration: 1 year, part-time

The PGCert Mental Health programme has been developed to provide registered mental health professionals an opportunity to enable the individual to further develop their critical thinking, problem solving and the use and of evidence based practice. The programme will in turn develop transferable skills to enhance the practise and career trajectory of the professional. The programme stands alone although may provide a basis for the professional to undertake a further year study to produce a dissertation.

Course content is for guidance purposes only and may be subject to change.

Course Content

Core modules

  • Collaborative Working in Mental Health                  
  • Navigating Mental Health and Social Care     

Optional modules (Choose 1 of the following):

  • Leadership in Context
  • Work-based Learning
  • Managing Risk in Health Contexts            

Teaching, Learning and Assessment

A range of teaching methods such as lecture, seminar, problem based and e-learning as well as workshops combined with individual tutorial and support will enable the student to achieve success in this programme. Assessment will be through formative and summative strategies closely aligned to the student’s area of practice.

 

Entry Requirements

  • You must have a single or joint honours degree in Nursing (mental health) or a related subject area, normally with a minimum degree class of 2(2) or equivalent.
  • IELTS: 6.5 (with no element below 6.0) is required.

Admissions to the programme are made on a rolling basis, so early applications are encouraged. Applications are made using Bangor’s online application system.

International Students: Because this pathway is part-time this pathway is not suitable for the international market.

Apply

Admissions to the programme are made on a rolling basis, so early applications are encouraged. Applications are made using Bangor’s online application system.

Need help applying?

If you have any questions about entry requirements, how to apply or the course you are interested in please do not hesitate to contact David Coyle on +44 (0)1248 388579 or by emailing d.coyle@bangor.ac.uk. We look forward to hearing from you.

International Students: Because this pathway is part-time this pathway is not suitable for the international market.

 

Careers and Employability

This course is especially suited for: mental health nurses though may be relevlant to other professionals working across this area.  The course aims to ensure that successful students are able to work in contemporary service settings and contribute to service development and an increase in quality and consumer satisfaction.

Research / Links with Industry

The course team involved with this Mental Healthcare PGCert have research links with local health board and other healthcare stakeholders, which are fully utilised in ensuring that the modules are relevant to the modern work and research environment the successful students will work in.

Further information

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