University of Bradford

University of Bradford

Mental Health Practice

This programme explores the role of mental health professionals in the compulsory detention of individuals requiring psychiatric treatment.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree or relevant experience. Employer nomination: all applicants must be nominated by a local authority or other employer. A 1st degree (minimum 2.2). In exceptional cases candidates without a first degree may submit evidence of their ability to study at postgraduate level - the Programme Director will assess this for suitability. IELTS at 7.5 or the equivalent.

Course modules

Law, policies and procedures (and AMHP role) (20 credits) (c); critical perspectives in mental health (20 credits) (c); collaborative practice in mental health (20 credits) (c); risk: evidence-based decision making and communication (20 credits) (c); AMHP practice (40 credits) (c); Master's dissertation in mental health practice (60 credits) (c).

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

All applicants must be nominated by a local authority or other employer.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,900 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 13,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time £ 13,100 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Bradford Bradford BD7 1DP Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Social Sciences Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01274 23 4198