Foundation Degree in Mental Health Work
Mode: Full Time
Start Date: September 2019
Duration: 2 years full-time Delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College | UCAS Code: L510
Cost: £6,000 Full Time
Course Overview

The programme is available on a full-time basis over a one year period.

What will I learn?

Units in the programme may include:

• Professional Practice and Personal Development
• Sociology of Health
• Mental Health and Illness
• Introduction to Research
• Social Policy
• Care Assessment and Planning

• Mental Health in Older Adults
• Promoting Mental Wellbeing
• Treatment and Recovery Approaches in Mental Health
• Independent Research Project
• Advanced Professional Practice and Personal
Development Planning
• Children and Young People’s Mental Health and

How will the course be assessed?

Assessment takes place at the end of each unit and is in the form of essays, reports, portfolios, presentations, seminar papers and seminar presentations.


Materials and other information

All HE enrolments are subject to the College’s Higher Education Student Agreement.


The articulated progression route is the BA (Hons) Health and Applied Social Studies validated by Bucks New University and delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College.

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