This award pathway has been developed following consultation with PRIMHE, the DH, voluntary organisations and the Royal College of GP's.
The award therefore offers a new venture for PG delivery of study and is primarily focussed towards practitioners working in a primary and secondary mental health arena; on either a sessional,clinical, managerial basis from a leadership and/or educational basis.
This award is focussed upon an individual's personal and professional development, within a specialised mental health perspective, therby offering an exciting opportunity to review, reconsider and re-establish a range of diagnostic skills and assessment strategies and promote an understanding for brain-mind illnesses, emotional health, mental health wellbeing and treatment of mental illness.
The individualistic and professional approach to skill examination therefore both supports and underpins a range of prescribed competencies, deemed essential to future practice by the department of Health for future practice of GP's with a Special Interest in Mental Health.
Examples of core modules: Ethics and mental health legislation Common mental disorders: Recognition, assessment and management Practitioner with a specialist interest in mental health: Facts, beliefs and values Neurolinguistic programming
International Merit Scholarship
No. of awards TBC
The Merit scholarships will be awarded automatically on application to the University as follows:Applicants with results equivalent to UK First Class degree: £2,000 Applicants with results equivalent to UK 2:1 degree: £1,500 Applicants with results equivalent to UK 2.:2 degree: £1,000
Value of Scholarship(s)
Available to international students enrolling for the first time on campus in September 2015 are are domiciled in one of the following countries:Africa: Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Kenya and Uganda Europe: Norway and Turkey East Asia: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, South Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam Middle East Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE South Asia: Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka South East Asia: Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand
For information on how to apply, please refer to the Staffordshire University website.