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Further Module Information

Further course information for the Postgraduate Certificate & Diplomas in Mental Health Law in Practice.

Postgraduate Certificate in Mental Health Law (60 credits)

Three compulsory modules make up the Postgraduate Certificate:

  • Legal Research and Study Skills
  • Compulsory Civil Admission to Hospital and Guardianship
  • Hospitals and Consent to Treatment


Postgraduate Diploma in Mental Health Law (60 credits)

Two compulsory and one optional module make up the Postgraduate Diploma:

Term 1

  • Mental Health Tribunals

Term 2

  • Mentally Disordered Offenders

Term 3

  • Mental Health Law and the Elderly or
  • Mental Health Law – Children and Young Persons

Although every effort is made to ensure that these modules run in the order set out above, there may be occasions, for example due to staff sabbaticals, where a module may not be offered or module running order may change.


The Project

In order to obtain a Masters degree (LLM), students must complete an additional research project of between 15,000 and 17,000 words in an area of their choice, enabling them to explore a topic of particular interest to them in greater detail.


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