Applied Social Studies - Mental Health

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Applied Social Studies - Mental Health
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 93850 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters PgDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year: 2019
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration 1 year part-time.
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Entry Requirements

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Normally a 2.2 Honours degree or above or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Where this is not met, applicants must demonstrate that their experience and qualifications enable them to study at post...

Course Content

The Applied Social Studies programmes are designed to meet the continuing professional development needs of those staff working in the care professions (social work, psychology, education, nursing, teaching, medicine, etc).

With the cu...

Subjects Taught Core Modules (40 CATS points each):
Context and Concepts in Mental Health
Law Ethics and Applied Law in Mental Health
Social Work Practice Development in Mental Health
Assessment Method A variety of assessment methods will be used including written assignments, a reflective analysis on how the student applies relevant theory to their practice in two different cases and an assignment critically reflecting on how the student has enhanced the practice of colleagues drawing on the knowledge in this module.
Careers or Further Progression

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Continuing professional registration in social work is predicated on continuing professional development.. The DoH has directed that social workers demonstrate their competence covered in the curricula of the Applied S...

Further Enquiries Dr Anne Campbell 
Applied Social Studies Director

Dr Gavin Davidson 
Senior Lecturer and Pathway Convenor, Mental Health pathway
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