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Mental Health and Psychiatry Level 3

Course Code: BA301
Course Level: 3

Course Overview

Gain an insight into mental health and psychiatry, from home!

  • Discover the wide range of roles within the Mental Health system
  • Explore the law in relation to mental health and what it means for the mental healthcare system
  • Explore the most common mental health problems in detail, gaining insight into their causes, symptoms and treatments

All course materials will be delivered to you by post or via email, so it couldn't be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors will help you every step of the way by email.

There is up to one year to complete this course, so you can work at your own pace. Completed coursework can be delivered by post or via email, so handing in an assignment is simple.

Boost your career opportunities and equip yourself with the skills you need for your long term success. Home learning is simple and stress-free, so enrol with us today!

Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.

Course Content

  • Unit 1: Course Outline
    • Introduction
    • Classifications
    Unit 2: Depression
    • Explanation
    • Diagnosis
    • Who is affected?
    • Causes
  • Unit 3: Eating Disorders
    • Types of Eating Disorder
    • Symptoms
    • Diagnosis
    • Who is affected?
    • Causes
    • Prevention
    Unit 4: Personality Disorders
    • Common misconceptions and generalisations
    • Causes
    • Prognosis
    Unit 5: Schizophrenia
    • Symptoms
    • Diagnosis
    • Causes
    • The Facts
    • Related conditions
    • Treatments
    • Resources

Other Information

  • Assessment

    The Level 3 Mental Health and Psychiatry course is assessed through a series of written assignments, which are marked by your tutor. There is no external examination required.

    Course Duration

    This home learning course will take approximately 100 hours and we provide a full 12 months to complete the course. This is a lot more time than you need, so you can work at your own pace.

  • Study Method

    You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

    Course Outcomes

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

    The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that UKDLP has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria.  The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end, the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner. 

    The course itself has been designed by UKDLP to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements.  ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met.  A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

    ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.   As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

    Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers over 600 Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

course questions & answers

What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Comprehensive study guide
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • Student study planner
  • Three colour highlighter
  • Student notebook
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
Are there any additional costs?

No, everything you need is included in the price!

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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Reviews For This Course

  • Course Rating

    "I am very pleased with my study materials"

    - Samantha Sholto-douglas , Hereford

    I am very pleased with my study materials , its all in detail and easy to research. My questions are asked so well that I know exactly what to write and look up. My tutor was very helpful when I send in my assignment the first time and now I am able to make it even better. I do find my course a little challenging but I'm pushing through it.

    I would recomend this study program to a friend. I chose this course because I am fascinated with the mind and how the brain works, mental health is very interesting and I wanted to understand what people go through in their battle of overcoming mental health problems. My sister suffers from mental health issues so I thought this would be a good way to help her and others in battling with the disease.

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