Aston University

Aston University

Psychiatric Therapeutics

You will take six modules in total, two of which are introductory with the following four covering the major therapeutic areas of psychiatry: - An Introduction to Psychiatry - Underlying Principles - Schizophrenia - The Affective Disorders - Anxiety and Sleep Disorders - The Dementias and Related Disorders.

Entry requirements

Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert: We welcome applications from candidates interested in our course who have the skills and capability to excel. All candidates are considered on an individual basis based on their qualifications, experience, references and motivation. Applicants would usually posses a good honours degree (minimum lower 2nd class) from a recognised university in one of the following subjects (or an equivalent qualification as agreed with the Programme Director; Pharmacy Technicians without a degree but with extensive relevant experience will also be considered): Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification. English language test requirements may be waived where students' undergraduate degree was studied in an English speaking country. Find out more about our English language requirements. Applicants with alternative qualifications may wish to enquire with the relevant admissions teams prior to application whether or not their qualifications are deemed acceptable. For less commonly encountered qualifications this will be judged on a case-by-case basis in consultation with the academic admissions tutor.

Assessment methods

All course materials will be delivered electronically. You will encounter a range of learning methods, including: Study of authored text material, directed reading and self assessed exercises; Formative exercises and assignments; Additional reading; Application within professional practice. Assessment is by assignments and multi-response question papers, plus a final examinations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning January 2020 3,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning January 2020 3,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning January 2020 3,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning January 2020 3,300 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning January 2020 3,300 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Aston Campus Birmingham B4 7ET West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions (Central)
Telephone number: 
01212043200