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Clinical Psychiatry (Online)

Postgraduate Diploma Online
12 months
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3900 GBP/year
3900 GBP/year
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The Clinical Psychiatry (Online) Postgraduate Diploma from Diploma MSc will help you manage complex situations relating to mental health in multidisciplinary practice.

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Overview

Overview

Mental health is becoming increasingly challenging, with approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK likely to experience a mental health problem every year. These presentations can be on a wide spectrum, including change in behaviour, substance misuse, mood disorder, psychosis, dementia and more.

Due to the prevalence of mental health symptoms, it is highly likely that the first presentation and follow up of those suffering from these conditions will be assessed and managed in general practice or by non-psychiatrists in primary or secondary care. Therefore it is essential to be able to deal with these complex situations with confidence.

The Clinical Psychiatry (Online) Postgraduate Diploma from Diploma MSc will improve your knowledge to ensure the best patient outcome. In addition, you'll be up to date with new classifications, treatments, and assessments that integrate psychological and social sciences, demonstrate how the field links to others (such as acute medicine, surgery, perinatal services, children’s services and primary care) and have an understanding of how the Capacity Acts and Mental Health Act influence delivery of services and the implications for you as a healthcare professional.

Programme Structure

Modules include: 

  • Recognition of Psychiatric Disorders in Primary Care
  • Common Psychiatric Disorders
  • Psychiatric Disorders in Later Life
  • Atypical Psychiatric Presentations
  • Early Years, Leaming Disability and Neuropsychiatry
  • Substance Misuse and Mental Health

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
First Class (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Since our courses are conducted entirely online, they are accessible to both UK and international registered healthcare professionals
  • To secure your place on the course, applicants will typically hold a first degree or equivalent in a relevant professional healthcare field, such as a medical or nursing degree. Registered healthcare professionals without these recognised qualifications will be considered on an individual basis and a wide range of prior experience may be taken into account.
  • In some cases, applicants may be asked to submit a piece of work for assessment in order to confirm that they are able to work comfortably at postgraduate level and demonstrate the requisite clinical and professional knowledge.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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