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Undergraduate Mental Health

Want to promote and protect mental health? Join us to support and improve the mental health of children and adolescents. You’ll learn from lecturers with experience working in this area and working with people with mental health issues. They’ll share new thinking and interventions discovered through research and innovation.

Training can be tough at times, but we’ll support you every step of the way. You’ll have the skillset you need to help people overcome their unique challenges in a range of roles, from family support worker to recovery coordinator, learning mentor to employment specialist.

Learn from a teaching team who have first-hand experience of working in practice.

Our specialised course is designed to help you develop sought after skills.

Boost your employability. You'll complete invaluable work placements in years 2 and 3.

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Discover Mental Health at Edge Hill University

Flexible and innovative mindset with a person-centred approach– these are the traits our mental health graduates boast. You’ll be prepared for a range of roles, from family support worker to recovery coordinator, pastoral lead to employment specialist. But whatever you decide to do, you’ll be able to empower people to overcome their unique challenges.
Mental Health student Emily

As talking about mental health becomes more and more accepted, the skills you learn on this course are going to be in demand for a whole range of jobs in the future.

Emily Taggart

BSc (Hons) Child & Adolescent Mental Health and Wellbeing

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BSc (Hons) Critical Approaches to Counselling & Psychotherapy alumni student, Clare Brown

My favourite thing about my degree so far is understanding how mental illness can impact anyone, from any social class. Particularly how social and political influences can dictate outcomes.

Clare Brown

BSc (Hons) Critical Approaches to Counselling & Psychotherapy

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The Faculty of Health and Social Care is one of the leading providers of education and training for health and social care professionals in the North West of England.

The innovative £14m Faculty of Health and Social Care building provides outstanding teaching and learning resources. These include leading edge clinical skills facilities, ten teaching rooms, an 860-seat lecture theatre and a number of social learning spaces.

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Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre

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