The area of mental health work is expanding and new roles have been developing at a fast pace. This qualification aims to assist individuals working in a mental health setting to gain the skills and knowledge needed to respond to these developments. It is also aimed at volunteers with a keen interest in the area of mental health work. The foundation degree is a two year full-time vocational degree programme where practice is assessed alongside academic ability. Employers have been supportive both in the development and delivery of the degree ensuring that students gain exactly the skills needed in the workplace.
Year 1 Introduction to research; Professional practice and personal development planning; Mental health and illness; Sociology of health; Social policy; Care assessment and planning Year 2 Mental health in older adults; Independent research Project; Promoting mental well-being; Advanced professional practice; Children & young people’s mental health; Treatment & recovery approaches in mental health
You will be assessed by a variety of methods, such as assignments, presentations, exams and seminars.
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
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- Campus name:
- Accrington Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8250||Year 1|