Enhanced Assessment in Mental Health

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

Distance learning

Module code: MOD002061

Module level: 6

Module credits: 30 credits

Course duration: 13 weeks.

Number of places: 30


Explore the complexities of assessment strategies and techniques relevant to your specialism. Learn to critically appraise the application of theoretical principles, and enhance your clinical reasoning. You'll be able to adapt your study to suit your own practice and learning needs, incorporating local policies, guidance and directives.

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You can also study this module as part of our BSc (Hons) Mental Health (Top-Up), designed for working mental health professionals wanting to develop their skills and knowledge.

Full description

Who should attend?

Our course is relevant to professionals working in the field of mental health, or people with an interest in mental health practice.


Distance Learning - online for 12 weeks

Week commencing Monday 26 September 2016
Week commencing Monday 30 January 2017

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.

With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.

At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff.With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.

Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.

You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.

Your enthusiasm. Our passion. Your best foot forward.

Where can I study?

Distance learning
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Study at a time that suits you, using our Virtual Learning Environment.

More about distance learning

Fees & funding

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For more information about fees, please enquire with our CPD Admissions Team. Call 01245 686868 or email admissionscpd@anglia.ac.uk.

If you require NHS contract funding, please speak to your manager before applying.

Contact details

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Sally Goldspink, Course Leader

Tel: 01223 695507

Email: sally.goldspink@anglia.ac.uk

CPD Admissions Team

Tel: 01245 686868

Email: admissionscpd@anglia.ac.uk

Entry requirements

To join this course, you must:

  • demonstrate 120 credits at level 4 and 120 credits at level 5 through a related diploma and professional qualification, eg Dip HE Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • be working in, or have an interest in, contemporary mental health practice.
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