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Approved Mental Health Professional, PGCert

Swansea University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

This unique postgraduate certificate will give you the professional knowledge and skills required by the Welsh Government and Social Care Wales to be considered by their agency to become warranted and practice as an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP).

An AMHP is responsible for assessing a person with a mental disorder when considering the need for an application for formal admission to a psychiatric hospital.

APPROVED MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL CAREERS

Our PGCert Approved Mental Health Professional opens up career development opportunities for professionals working in health and social care, including social workers, nurses, psychologists, and occupational therapists.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

Tuition fees

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    1st out of 35 9

    19th out of 77 9

    26th out of 79 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    97.0 97%

    32nd

    31
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    10th

    24
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    145 69%

    9th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    97.0 97%

    38th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    61st

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    142 82%

    6th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    54th

    37
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    27th

    35

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