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School of Allied Health, Social Work and Wellbeing

There are diverse range of courses within Edge Hill University’s applied health, social care and social work portfolio. Courses draw on a wide knowledge base of subjects and specialisms, traditional and contemporary, related to health and wellbeing and social care provision.

This involves the inclusion and application of such disciplines as mental health, nutrition, public health and wellbeing, counselling, psychology and sociology, the behavioural sciences as well as ethics and law.

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Throughout all our applied health and social care programmes, close alignment with the world of work and application to potential future employment is made, including the provision of placement opportunities.  The programmes have been developed by blending disciplines, resulting in an academic portfolio whose synchronicity with the work place ensures cutting-edge provision.

An applied health and social care programme will enable you to consider specific subjects whilst gaining the key transferable graduate skills essential to broaden your education and enhance your employability.

Undergraduate

Child & Adolescent Mental Health & Wellbeing

BSc (Hons)

Explore why children and young people experience mental ill health. From pre-conception to adulthood, investigate the influences on wellbeing, barriers to treatment and how mental health develops as they grow.

Course Length:
3 years, 5 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Clinical & Professional Paramedic Practice

BSc (Hons)

Question and challenge paramedic practice to promote effective care delivery on a flexible degree that enables qualified paramedics to develop specialist knowledge and skills.

Course Length:
2-5 years
Location:
Edge Hill University, St James, Manchester, Alder Hey Institute in the Park, Liverpool

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Clinical & Professional Perioperative Practice

BSc (Hons)

Question and challenge perioperative practice to promote effective care delivery on a flexible degree that enables qualified operating department practitioners and perioperative staff to develop specialist knowledge and skills.

Course Length:
2-5 years
Location:
Edge Hill University, St James, Manchester, Alder Hey Institute in the Park, Liverpool

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Counselling & Psychotherapy

BA (Hons)

Gain experience with real clients using a person-centred experiential (PCE) model of therapy on our counselling and psychotherapy degree. Learn to help people confront and conquer challenges they face and graduate ready for a rewarding career as a PCE therapist.

Course Length:
3 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Critical Approaches to Counselling & Psychotherapy

BSc (Hons)

Develop self-awareness and empathic relationship skills for supporting others with their emotional wellbeing on our critical approaches to counselling and psychotherapy degree. Then use your new abilities with individuals and groups, in your local community and overseas.

Course Length:
3 years, 6 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Health & Social Wellbeing

BA (Hons)

What are the main influences on human health and wellbeing? We’ll help you understand the challenges of this area with key theories, policies, and practice. Prepare for a future in the fascinating field of health and social wellbeing.

Course Length:
3 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Integrated Children & Young People’s Practice

BSc (Hons)

Develop skills in reflective practice and enhance your ability to work across professional and traditional boundaries, as part of the Children’s Workforce, on this conversion degree.

Course Length:
1 year, 2 years
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Mental Health & Wellbeing Practitioner: Specialist Adult Mental Health

University Advanced Certificate

How should we support adults experiencing severe and enduring mental ill-health? Train as a mental health and wellbeing practitioner and learn how to deliver psychologically informed, low-intensity interventions as part of an innovative programme to transform mental health services.

Course Length:
1 year
Location:
Edge Hill University, Online study

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Operating Department Practice

BSc (Hons)

Train to provide high standards of care for people during the anaesthetic, surgery and recovery phases of surgical treatment. After graduation, you’ll be eligible to register as an Operating Department Practitioner with the Health and Care Professions Council.

Course Length:
3 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University, St James, Manchester

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Paramedic Practice

BSc (Hons)

Experience clinical scenarios and frontline service with emergency ambulance crews. Become a qualified paramedic on a degree taught primarily at St James’ in Manchester in collaboration with the North West Ambulance Service.

Course Length:
3 years
Example Offers:
112-120 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
St James, Manchester

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Social Work

BA (Hons)

Ready to make a difference? Train as a social worker to help people and their families. With support from our experienced team and guest lecturers, you’ll prepare for this rewarding role and gain eligibility to register with Social Work England.

Course Length:
3 years
Example Offers:
120 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Postgraduate

Child & Adolescent Mental Health & Wellbeing

MSc

Become the children’s mental health leader you want to see. Champion change that promotes and protects the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people based on evidence-backed research.

Course Length:
1 year, 2 years
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Education Mental Health Practitioner for Children and Young People

PGDip

Study with us for a year and learn how to support children and young people with mental health problems. As an Education Mental Health Practitioner, you’ll play a key role in the government’s Mental Health Support Teams (MHSTs) initiative.

Course Length:
1 year
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Learning Disability and/or Autism

PGCert

Join an online programme for multi-disciplinary and professionally qualified practitioners who are seeking to deliver person-centred care and improve service delivery for children, young people and adults with a learning disability and/or autism.

Course Length:
1 year
Location:
Online study

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Mental Health & Wellbeing Practitioner: Specialist Adult Mental Health

PGCert

How should we support adults experiencing severe and enduring mental ill-health? Train as a mental health and wellbeing practitioner and learn how to deliver psychologically informed, low-intensity interventions as part of an innovative programme to transform mental health services.

Course Length:
1 year
Location:
Edge Hill University, Online study

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Psychotherapy and Counselling – Contemporary Creative Approaches

MSc

Explore creative and expressive person-centred experiential therapy. Learn contemporary creative approaches to psychotherapy and counselling as you develop your practice. This course is approved by the UK Association of Humanistic Psychology Practitioners.

Course Length:
2 years, 4 years
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Supervision: Children and Young People’s Mental Health & Wellbeing

PGCert

We’ve designed this course for experienced mental health practitioners. We’ll help you develop the skills and knowledge needed to provide supervision to other Education Mental Health Practitioners as part of the Mental Health in Schools Team initiative.

Course Length:
1 year
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Social Work

MA

Develop the confidence and competence to challenge inequality and safeguard the most vulnerable in society. Joining us, you’ll prepare to work in this rewarding profession and gain eligibility to register as a qualified social worker with Social Work England.

Course Length:
2 years
Location:
Edge Hill University

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