Mental Health Work at Nelson and Colne College Group - UCAS

Course summary

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

Assessment method

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

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Accrington Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000* Year 1
Scotland £9000* Year 1
Wales £9000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Mental Health Work at Nelson and Colne College Group - UCAS