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Mental Health Officer Award PgCert

Robert Gordon University

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

As a Mental Health Officer (MHO) you will assess individuals experiencing mental disorder who may need compulsory measures of care and treatment. The role carries considerable autonomy and responsibility as well as the opportunity to positively impact on lives and make a positive contribution to society. This important and complex role involves working alongside medical and legal professionals in order to safeguard the health, safety, wellbeing and rights of people. This course ensures that you are trained and assessed to the highest of standards, through strong partnerships with a range of key stakeholders. Local authorities are centrally involved in the course design, delivery and management in order to ensure that their responsibilities under legislation are addressed and the training course remains fit-for-purpose.

Tuition fees

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£ 2,050overall cost

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

University information

Robert Gordon University

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    Robert Gordon University, Garthdee House, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB10 7QB, Scotland

Over 132 nationalities are represented on the RGU campus, by staff and students.
25,000 students live in the city of Aberdeen, around 10% of which are international.
English language support is provided by the Study Skills team for the duration of studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 83 20

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    108 62%

    69th

    53
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94 94%

    7th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    35th

    6

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