PgCert Mental Health Recovery and Social Inclusion (Online)

Why choose Herts?

  • Excellent Reputation: Join a strong research community of high-achieving students where you will experience fantastic international evidence-based online learning resources.
  • Teaching Excellence: You will be taught by highly experienced MHRSI experts and current practitioners. Our Professors have strong reputations in the mental health research field.
  • Employment Opportunities: Graduates work as nurses, teachers, and social workers amongst other posts across global health and social care services. Some extend their study within our doctoral college.

About the course

This is an innovative e-learning programme developed through partnerships between experts by experienced practitioners, academics and service providers in the areas of mental health, social inclusion, leadership and recovery. The course was developed as part of an EU partnership to  provide an international perspective on recovery and social inclusion issues.

This one year part-time course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to make a difference in to the recovery and social inclusion of people experiencing mental distress. You can choose two out of four modules related to mental health recovery and social inclusion:

  • Theory and Practice (30 credits)
  • Recovery Research (30 credits)
  • Leadership and collaboration in innovative practice (30 credits)
  • Legislation and Policy (30 credits)

Free sample materials

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Why choose this course?

Recovery is an innovative and empowering approach to working with and alongside people experiencing mental distress.  It is an approach that has gained great credence with service users, agencies and staff in recent years.

This fully online part-time course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to make a difference to mental health recovery and social inclusion.  You will develop the skills to work directly with, develop policies and manage mental health work to aid the recovery and social inclusion of people experiencing mental distress. You will also develop an international understanding of processes and developments in the recovery and social inclusion.

This course is ideal for professionals from all mental health disciplines, service users, carers, service managers, policy makers and those who aspire to be leaders in their areas of expertise in their country.

Contact UH Online

If you have any questions about UH Online, our online distance learning courses, or the University in general, please get in touch.

What will I study?

Studying 100% online means you can study when and wherever you want anywhere around the globe. There are no attendance requirements, although you will be offered at least two individual online tutorials and two group tutorials, as well as regular contact with tutors. To find out more about distance learning, funding and how to apply, please visit UH Online

Course length

  • Part-time, 1 year
  • Level 7
    Module Credits Compulsory/optional
    Innovation in Mental Health Recovery Theory and Practice 30 Credits Optional
    Leadership and Collaborative Practice for Innovation 30 Credits Optional
    Legislation and Policy: Mental Health Recovery and Social Inclusion 30 Credits Optional
    Research in Mental Health Recovery Practice 30 Credits Optional
  • Further course information

    Course fact sheets
    PgCert Mental Health Recovery and Social Inclusion (Online) Download
    PgCert Mental Health Recovery and Social Inclusion (Online) Download
    Programme specifications
    PgCert Mental Health Recovery and Social Inclusion (Online) Download
    PgCert Mental Health Recovery and Social Inclusion (Online) Download
    Additional information

    Sandwich placement or study abroad year

    n/a

    Applications open to international and EU students

    Yes

    Student experience

    At the University of Hertfordshire, we want to make sure your time studying with us is as stress-free and rewarding as possible. We offer a range of support services including; student wellbeing, academic support, accommodation and childcare to ensure that you make the most of your time at Herts and can focus on studying and having fun.

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    Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, examinations may be replaced by an alternative form of assessment during the academic year 2020/2021. Please refer to the Programme Specification on these pages for further details.

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