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Course summary

This programmes is aimed particularly at healthcare assistants and care workers, and is designed to offer flexible study so that it is suitable if you are already in work. It has been designed in conjunction with local employers (the Primary Care Trusts and the Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust) and is an ideal first level HE qualification for healthcare workers in both the public and private sector. The emphasis on skills for work means that this is a truly vocational programme and will enable you to both ground your learning in the workplace as well as reflect on work practice in an academic context. Students in employment will be expected to receive practical and enabling support from their employers. Year 1 / Level 4 Academic and Professional Skills Cognitive and Biological Systems Law, Ethics and Safeguarding Mental Health and Society Person Centred Care Practice and Policy in Mental Health Care Year 2 / Level 5 Assessment and Risk Human Growth and Development Intervention and Recovery Promoting Health Research in Practice Supervision and Leadership If you have any specific questions about this course, please contact Alex Guy - HE Delivery Manager (Mental Health Practice), email [email protected] The honours degrees and foundation degrees offered at City College Norwich are awarded by the University of East Anglia (UEA) with whom we enjoy Associate College Status. This partnership means that you will graduate with a UEA degree and be able to access facilities at the UEA while you are studying with us.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B760
Institution code:
C54
Campus name:
Norfolk House
Campus code:
B

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Information about being an international student at City College Norwich can be found on our website: https://www.ccn.ac.uk/courses/international-students/

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Mature applicants are welcome if they can demonstrate appropriate qualifications and suitable experience.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.ccn.ac.uk/courses/course-types/degrees-and-higher-education/course/fdsc-mental-health-practice-sept-starts/


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Minimum score/result of 5.5 required in all components.

Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. For International students we require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading).


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8000 Year 1
Scotland £8000 Year 1
Wales £8000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Information about fees and funding for this course can be found on the City College Norwich website here: https://www.ccn.ac.uk/support-and-advice/student-finance-at-city-college-norwich-2/higher-education-finance-2/
Mental Health Practice at City College Norwich (incorporating Easton College) - UCAS