Course duration and delivery: This is a 100% online part-time course with an indicative study duration of eight months.
Course content is delivered through a cutting-edge virtual learning environment (VLE), giving students 24/7 access to study materials, such as lecturecasts. This offers a contemporary and accessible way to interact with multimedia content and check understanding via engaging and interactive activities.
Application deadline: 20 October 2022
The course deals with a wide range of topics, includingidentifying and processing challenges which impact global mental health, as well as interpreting and understanding ethical policies for an international framework.
This course is designed with a specific focus on the critical perspectives of global mental health policy and practices.Students will gainthe skills and experience required to pursue a career as a mentor, coach, manager, mental health lead or wellbeing adviser. With further training,one could also become a specialist nurse, specialist mental health practitioner or health service manager.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded a certificate from the University of Essex – one of the UK’s top 40 universities (Complete University Guide 2023).
- For the academic entry route, students must have an undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification.
- For the work experience entry route, students must have at least three years of work experience (voluntary or paid) within a relevant field, supported by two appropriate references.
- As part of the application process, applicants will be asked to take a short aptitude test which is designed to evaluate their ability to handle the intellectual and practical demands of the course.
- If English isn’t your first language, your ability should be equivalent to an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5. If you don’t hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, the University offers a free online English test.
How to apply: Please visit:https://online.essex.ac.uk/apply/