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PGCert Approved Mental Health Professional Practice at The University of Manchester
PGCert Postgraduate Certificate Approved Mental Health Professional Practice
Our postgraduate course will enable you to train for Approved Mental Health Professional status.

PGCert Postgraduate Certificate Approved Mental Health Professional Practice / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
Postgraduate Certificate
PT 12 or 24 months
Entry requirements

We require an undergraduate degree (minimum Lower Second) or equivalent alternative qualifications or experience.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

You can only apply for this course if you have been nominated by your employer.

Please apply using thevia our online application form, following all instructions. If you have any problems, please contact us at .

We recommend you apply as early as possible. We reserve the right to close applications if the course is full.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning

Course overview

  • This is the only certificate that allows students to gain Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) status and be approved by local authorities.
  • Learn about the integration of mental health issues, psychiatry and mental health law in multidisciplinary teams from a social perspective.
  • Study at a university ranked in the top 10 for medicine and psychology (QS World University Rankings 2018).
  • The PGCert is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council.

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our  upcoming open days .


For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £3,800 (4 units at £950 each; Unit 5 £950 optional)

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
+44 (0)161 306 7604
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health