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5 Years

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Course Overview - Advanced Mental Health Practice

This part-time course is designed to prepare practitioners who will be considered for appointment as approved mental health professionals under the Mental Health Act 2007.

**Why study MA Advanced Mental Health Practice at BU?**

- After completing this course, you will also be able to take on the role of Best Interest Assessor under the Mental Health Capacity Act 2005 if required by your employer (subject to amendment by the LPS framework).

- This is a part-time course, which can be taken over a maximum of 5 years. It is arranged in blocks of taught days and placement days.


Why Bournemouth University?

Want to study minutes from sandy beaches, with a university focused on enhancing your career prospects? Find your place at BU.

Our degrees of difference are designed with your future employers in mind. Our students secure some incredible work placements due to our global reputation.

You'll work with industry-standard equipment, meaning you'll be career-ready. Our buildings aren't just brilliant – they're sustainable too.

We have lots of great accommodation options and a fantastic range of support services to help you settle in. Add to that a wide variety of clubs and soc...

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Lansdowne Campus

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Talbot Campus
BH12 5BB

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