Mental Health and Criminology: NQ - Senior Phase

Qualification Qualifications Explained
Study Mode
Part Time

2 Half Days p/w

Start date
Aug 2023
Applications open January 2024

Course overview

This course is only available to school students.  Please do not apply if you do not meet this requirement.

This gives you a taster of Mental Health and Criminology units, which can lead to higher-level courses in the care sector and eventually care work with focus on Mental Health; also, higher-level courses in Criminology or Humanities.

This course will assist you in developing transferable skills such as: employability, wellbeing and personal growth.

What you will learn

Units Covered (max 500 words)

  • Influences on Mental Health and Wellbeing (Level 4)
  • Mental Health Issues: An Introduction (Level 5)
  • Criminology: Crime in the Community (level 5)

Entry requirements

You should be working toward National 5 English and have a genuine interest in Mental Health Care and/or Criminology. Looking at careers in Social Work, Mental Health Care and/or the field of Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Days Per Week Tuesdays and Thursdays - 1.30 pm to 4 pm

Career Opportunities

  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Social Work
  • Justice System

Future prospects

  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Social work
  • Criminal Justice
  • Criminology.

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