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FdSc Mental Health Practice

FdSc Mental Health Practice


This course has been developed in consultation with local employers (the Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust) as part of a wholesale revision of the courses that the College offers, and has been designed to be the ideal first level HE qualification for healthcare workers in mental health practice both public and private sectors.

This well recognised qualification will develop both your technical and knowledge based skills and the transferable skills so values by today's employers. Key features include skills for work and the opportunity to progress to the third year of a BA (Hons) programme.

All of City College Norwich’s Degree programmes are validated by the UEA, meaning that the quality of the awards you get is assured by a world renowned Higher Education organisation. The UEA is a UK top 20 and world top 150 university.

Students will normally be required to attend college for one day each week with the balance of learning taking place in the workplace.

Modules studied will include:

Year 1 and 2
Higher Learning Skills
Employability Skills in Mental Health Practice Sector
Research Skills for Mental Health Sector
Communication in Mental Health Practice
Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
Decision Making, Ethics and the law in Mental Health Practice
Psychosocial Perspectives and Care Practice
Preparation for Work and Employability
Intervention and Recovery in Mental Health Practice
Science for Mental Health Practice
Assessment and Risk in Mental Health Practice

UCAS Code B760
Applicants should have an National Diploma or NVQ Level 3 in a related subject area. Applications from mature students (21+) who have experience in practice, or other suitable qualifications, are welcomed. Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading), the required minimum is: • IELTS (SELT): 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) • Or GCSE English A*-C or grade four and above • Or equivalent qualification. Please contact the Advice Shop for advice and guidance International candidates are also actively encouraged to access the International Students webpage.
£7 500.00 per year
Each module will be assessed separately and a variety of methods will be used throughout the programme. These may include presentations, coursework and case studies.
Progression to nurse training, senior health care assistant roles and Programmes leading to other allied healthcare professions are all possible. Articulated progression routes to Honours degrees available at City College include the BA (Hons) Business Management, BA (Hons) Leadership and Management, BA (Hons) Integrated Health and Social Care or BSc (Hons) Health Studies, which has been developed by City College in partnership with UEA.
This well recognised qualification will assist with finding work in the health and care sectors, as well as enhancing your ability to progress and contribute effectively to your organisation if you are in work.

Course title
FdSc Mental Health Practice

Code
F0014

Start Date(s)
Aug 2018, Full time, Day, 2 Years
Aug 2018, Full time, Day, 3 Years

Level
Level 5+

Location
Norfolk House, Exchange Street

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