University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Psychiatric Practice

This programme offers a wide variety of teaching and learning methods which will help you develop as a clinician in psychiatric practice. You can expect to gain significant opportunities in continuing professional development by choosing to study modules relevant to the field you work in which can also be taken as short courses.

Entry requirements

MBBS degree (Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery) or equivalent from a recognised institution registered with a relevant UK professional body. 2 years full time (or equivalent) experience within a relevant field. Employment in, or access to, an appropriate area of psychiatric practice whilst enrolled on the programme. If English is not the 1st language an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent is required.

Course modules

Modules include: Foundation skills in psychiatric practice; principles of psychopharmacology and neurosciences; developing skills and competence in psychiatric practice; approaches and organisation of specialist mental health service delivery; service improvement project; students then earn remaining credits from a range of optional or common interest modules such as: recovery and social inclusion: partnerships in mental health care; foundation in CBT skills; narrative enquiry in health and medicine.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 540 per Credit (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 540 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 540 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 540 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 15 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (International) 15 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 15 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 15 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 15 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 15 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 15 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
College Lane Campus Hatfield AL10 9AB South East

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