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Course summary

This programme will offer a unique learning experience suitable for a broad range of students, including those wanting to enter a mental health care field with no previous experience and those already working within such a field who wish to further develop their understanding and skills within this area for their own continuing professional development. Within a supportive environment that encourages the development of academic and professional skills, students can choose to enrol on the full BSc degree pathway or may wish to enrol on the level four Certificate of Higher Education before considering moving to the full degree.


Year One – Level 4 (Cert HE, Dip HE & BSc) • An Introduction to Research Methods (20 credits; compulsory) • Children’s Mental Health and Development (20 credits; compulsory) • Introduction to Mental Health (20 credits; compulsory) • Learning in the Digital Era (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Professional Skills for Mental Health (20 credits; compulsory) • Stress, Coping and Resilience (20 credits; compulsory). Year Two – Level 5 (Dip HE & BSc) • Addiction, Substance Abuse and Psychological Dependencies (20 credits; compulsory) • Applied Research Skills (20 credits; compulsory) • Counselling Skills and Approaches (40 credits; compulsory) • Culture and Community (20 credits; compulsory) • Treatment Models and Approaches (20 credits; compulsory). Year Three – Level 6 (BSc) • Current Debates in Mental Health (20 credits; compulsory) • Independent Research Project (40 credits; compulsory) • Mental Health and the Ageing Population (20 credits; compulsory) • Mental Health Education (20 credits; compulsory) • Work-based Learning Project (20 credits; compulsory).

Assessment method

The assessment strategy for each module has been designed to enable students to demonstrate achievement through a variety of traditional and innovative assessment methods, culminating in a work-based learning placement and an Independent Research Project in the final year of study. There are no examinations within this programme.

How to apply

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SA1 Waterfront Campus, Swansea
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
International £13500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Mental Health at University of Wales Trinity Saint David - UCAS