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Psychiatric Therapeutics PgCert

Aston University, Birmingham

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Aston University

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    JAN

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course Summary

The Postgraduate Certificate in Psychiatric Therapeutics at Aston University is a distance learning course that has been written, taught and assessed by specialist mental health pharmacists. This qualification is often a requirement for specialist clinical mental health positions in the NHS and this course is accredited by the College of Mental Health Pharmacy (CMHP).

Professional accreditation

The programme is accredited by the College of Mental Health Pharmacy (CMHP).

Course outline, assessment and staff

You will take six modules in total, two of which are introductory with the following four covering the major therapeutic areas of psychiatry. One module will be made available online every two months and there is a written assessment at the end of each module.

Assessment is by assignments and multi-response question papers, plus a final examination, home students are required to attend the University for the final exam.

Your future career prospects

This course is the first stage for pharmacists in becoming a specialist mental health pharmacist.

It is also undertaken by mental health nurses to increase their knowledge base especially those practicing or intending to practice as non-medical prescribers.

General practitioners and psychiatrists, as well as graduates working in the pharmaceutical industry, have also taken this course.

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University information

Aston University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    43rd

  • Campus address

    Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, Birmingham, B4 7ET, England

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