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Education - Advanced Study in SEMH Difficulties PGCert

Oxford Brookes University

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Oxford Brookes University

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date


  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary


Our Postgraduate Certificate in the advanced study of social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH) is offered in partnership with Social Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties Association (SEBDA).

SEBDA is a national organisation with a history of promoting the emotional well-being of children and young people through the training of professionals who work with them.

Our PG Cert Education – Advanced Study in SEMH Difficulties is for professionals that have already completed the Understanding and Managing SEMH Difficulties (PG Cert) or the National SENCO Award.

Our teaching staff have practical experience in managing SEMH difficulties in a range of settings. You will gain insight and training in SEMH difficulties driven by evidence-based practice.

You have the option of an autumn residential and spring study day. These will help you to develop collaboration, networking and learning skills.

The Master's-level course is delivered online. You can choose to complete it via the flexible Distance Learning option.

Career prospects

Working at Masters level in SEMH demonstrates a professional interest and commitment to this important aspect of SEND. This qualification can support career progression and professional knowledge.


Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties Association (SEBDA)

Application deadline

30 June 2021

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 4,840per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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Oxford Brookes University

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    Oxford Brookes University, Gipsy Lane, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 0BP, England

Oxford is world-famous for its rich history of education and groundbreaking research. It's also only an hour from London by train.
Oxford Brookes courses give students the fundamental skills and experience needed to succeed in their chosen career and become internationally employable.
A dedicated International Student Advice team can help with everything from visas to work options. Trips are offered, so that students can explore the UK.

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    55th out of 81 17

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    123 62%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%



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