Applied Mental Health Practice at University of Chester - UCAS

Course summary

This part-time interprofessional course is delivered in collaboration with Cheshire Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) Partnership and incorporates AMHP training. Successful candidates will be eligible to be approved as an AMHP. Why study this course with us? Our course structure and content shows a strong commitment to the integration of theory and practice, underpinned by a strong value base. The course will build on your graduate and professional experience by immersing you in the multifaceted and rapidly changing face of mental health practice. The specialist AMHP modules are delivered by Cheshire AMHP Partnership. Nationally recognised mental health speakers, specialist mental health practitioners, academics, service users and carers contribute to the teaching on the course. The AMHP training component also involves undertaking a practice placement within a community mental health setting. The course will equip you to play a key role in the care and protection of people with mental disorders and to undertake the specific duties of an AMHP.


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Assessment method

You will be assessed through written assignments, presentations, individual case studies, case discussions, direct observation, and a practice portfolio. The practice elements of the course are assessed by experienced Approved Mental Health Professionals. Modules are delivered in two-week blocks and you will be expected to undertake ten hours’ private study per week.

Entry requirements

The course is available to: Registered social workers; First level nurses – their field of practice being mental health or learning disabilities nursing; Occupational therapists; Chartered psychologists. Applicants will have two years’ post-registration experience and be nominated and supported by their employer.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Applied Mental Health Practice at University of Chester - UCAS