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Law / Legal Studies People With Mental Health Problems: Social Work Health Care Management / Health Studies
The Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip) in Mental Health and Mental Capacity Law provides the required training for social workers to undertake the role of Approved Social Worker under the Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 and the Mental Capacity Act (Northern Ireland) 2016. This is a statutory role and applications must have the support of a Health and Social Care Trust. The PG Diploma provides the qualification for practising as an Approved Social Worker (ASW).
Contributors to the taught element of the ASW Programme are drawn from a wide range of backgrounds and professions including service users and carers; ASWs and other social work staff, psychiatrists, psychologists and nursing staff; representatives from the courts, Review Tribunal; Regulation Quality Improvement Authority; legal advisers and researchers.
Please note that this course is not eligible for a Tier 4 visa.
Professional Development For multi-disciplinary applicants the programme offers relevant CPD opportunities as well as recognised qualifications accredited by the University which will augment their professional development and enhance the development of further opportunities in their chosen field of practice.
Standard full-time fee is £4,433 (Fees also applicable to Republic of Ireland (ROI)) and it is a guide for part time students. Tuition fees will be subject to an annual inflationary increase, unless explicitly stated otherwise.
Standard full-time fee is £12,133 and it is a guide for part time students. Tuition fees will be subject to an annual inflationary increase, unless explicitly stated otherwise.
Normally a 2.2 Honours degree or above or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Where this is not met, applicants must demonstrate that their experience and qualifications enable them to study at postgraduate level by showing either that they have the Pre-2007 Post-Qualifying Social Work Award or by producing a reflective assignment on their practice in this area (2,000 words).
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