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Advanced Social Work Studies (Mental Health Officer Award) (PgCert)

University of Edinburgh    School of Social and Political Science

Part time September PGCert 1 year part-time

About the course

Programme description

This programme is the postgraduate qualification for qualified social workers wishing to practice as mental health officers (MHOs). It has been designed and delivered in partnership with the University of Edinburgh and twelve local authorities in the East of Scotland.

The programme focuses upon the role of the MHO in relation to relevant Scottish legislation.

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Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.


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