Queen's University Belfast: Mental Health
|Institution||Queen's University Belfast View institution profile|
|Department||School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences View department profile|
This Postgraduate Diploma in Mental Health is designed for doctors in training who are preparing for a career in Psychiatry, General Practice or General Medicine and is suitable for Trainee Psychiatrists preparing for College examinations. In conjunction with a clinical placement in a mental health setting, this programme enables students to gain a good understanding of the major psychiatric disorders, approaches to treatment and psychopharmacology.
Clinical training forms a major component of the programme, and each student should have a Clinical Tutor on their placement. Regular clinical supervision should be provided by Consultants and the Tutor should ensure that training is provided by experts in the discipline. Please note that the clinical attachment in Psychiatry must overlap with the academic year of the programme of seminars attended.
This programme runs twice a year in both Semester 1 (Autumn) and Semester 2 (Spring)
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
|Level||RQF Level 7|
A primary medical degree and full or limited registration with the GMC (London or Dublin).
Applicants must hold one of the following suitable positions and be undertaking a rotation/employment in a mental health setting:
- GPST1 (General Practitioner Specialist Training Year 1)
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