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PGCERT Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP)

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    APR-22

  • Duration

    5 months

Course summary

Course summary

  • Study the application of values, ethics and dilemmas, mental health and wider associated law and policy.
  • Examine current research that informs knowledge about mental health conditions and treatments.
  • Develop the ability to work with a range of professionals to promote recovery.

Study on a course approved by The Health and Care Professions Council, aimed at qualified experienced professionals in mental health who wish to become approved mental health professionals (AMHP).

How you learn

This course consists of three modules including a placement organised by your sponsoring authority, where you apply teaching from all modules in practice.

You learn through

  • workshops
  • lectures
  • group and individual tasks
  • practice
  • private study

Future careers

This course is essential if you wish to practice as an AMHP for a local authority. It can also enhance your knowledge and understanding of the law and mental health as a

  • practice educator of others in AMHP
  • social worker
  • nurse
  • psychologist
  • occupational therapist
  • researcher or academic.

Tuition fees

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    43rd out of 77 3

    31st out of 79 20

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    123 59%

    48th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98.0 98%

    25th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    46th

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    142 83%

    6th

    33
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    26th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.46 89%

    2nd

    8

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