University of Sussex - Graduate Studies

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Mental Health Practice PGCert

University of Sussex - Graduate Studies

Field of Study:Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
Mental Health Counselling/Counsellor
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $15,568

The cost is an estimate for 2020, converted from British Pounds.


Mental health practitioners are in demand nationwide. This course gives you the skills to practice up to Associate Practitioner level in NHS Mental Health Services.

We are one of the largest psychology units in the UK. You’ll study in an intellectually-stimulating, supportive environment for postgraduate research and study.

You’ll learn a range of therapeutic practices, assessment, ethics, and partnership and recovery working. You’ll also become familiar with being part of a multidisciplinary team within NHS Mental Health Services. Clinical placements are a key part of this course, where you’ll engage with adults experiencing complex mental health difficulties.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Your qualification can be in any subject. No prior knowledge or experience in mental health is required. You should demonstrate an interest and desire to work with adults with complex mental health difficulties. You must also show an interest in developing education in practice, therapy and skills fundamental to mental health care. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing. Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.
    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7]
    Application Notes : Check your IELTS qualification meets all of our language requirements.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 28, 2020