Short courses
Health & Social Care

Advancing Perinatal Mental Health

University Certificate in Postgraduate Continuing Education:

This module is aimed at practitioners supporting women with perinatal mental health issues. It has a multi-professional ethos, exploring contemporary challenges for practitioners in meeting the health and social care needs of women with a mental health issue during pregnancy and throughout the first year following birth. You can complete the module through on-site attendance or distance learning.

Course information

Part-time

  • 17 weeks

More part-time details

  • Master’s level - 30 credits
  • Enrolment date: January
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 384110
  • Fee for UK/EU applicants: £765

Contact details

Further information

Limited HEENE-funded places are available for eligible applicants (check with the admissions team before applying.)
Standard University fee applies once all funded places have been allocated.

A range of issues are explored. These issues can be mapped against the NHS England Competency Framework for Professionals working with women who have mental health problems in the perinatal period.

How you learn

You can study this module through on-site at attendance our Middlesbrough campus, or through distance learning. Specialist practitioners in the field of perinatal mental health deliver key lectures alongside sessions facilitated by academics from a range of health and social care backgrounds.

If you study this course by distance learning you can access course material (including recorded lectures) through the University’s Blackboard e-learning site. This e-learning site also allows you to engage in collaborative discussion and support with other students studying this module in the same way.

How you are assessed

Assessment for this module is a 5,000 word written assignment. The module leader provides academic support to prepare you for completing your assignment.

Entry requirements

You should have previous successful study at degree level.

Course information

Part-time

  • 17 weeks

More part-time details

  • Master’s level - 30 credits
  • Enrolment date: January
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 384110
  • Fee for UK/EU applicants: £765

Contact details

Further information