Advanced Certificate Course in Psychiatry


Course Title              Advanced Certificate Course in Psychiatry

Course Description:

Welcome to this 20 Hour self-study Advanced Certificate Course in Psychiatry, a comprehensive and engaging course designed to provide you with the latest theoretical knowledge in Mental Health and Psychiatry. Throughout this course, we will explore various aspects of Psychiatry and delve into its fundamental concepts, advanced techniques, and real-world applications.

Psychiatry is a medical field concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental health conditions.

Our primary objective in this fast-track self-study Psychiatry course is to equip you with a solid foundation in the theoretical models and concepts of Psychiatry. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced professional looking to expand your expertise, this course will cater to your needs and help you achieve your learning goals.

During our educational and learning journey together, you will have the opportunity to:

  1. Gain a thorough understanding of the core principles and theories that underpin Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry.
  2. Explore cutting-edge advancements and emerging trends in the field of Abnormal Psychology and Psychiatry.
  3. Prepare for future opportunities, such as further education, career advancement, or entrepreneurship, in the field of Mental Health, Abnormal or Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry.
  4. Reflect on your learning journey, celebrate your achievements, and gain the confidence to excel in Mental Health and Psychiatry.

By the end of this fast-track Psychiatry course, you will have gained a comprehensive understanding of Psychiatry and developed a sound theoretical knowledge base necessary to succeed in this dynamic field. Whether you choose to pursue further education, enter the job market, or embark on entrepreneurial ventures, this course will lay a strong foundation for your future endeavors.

We are excited to have you join us on this educational journey, and we look forward to helping you unlock your full potential in this unique Advanced Certificate Course in Psychiatry.

For whom (target group):            University undergraduate students in medicine, biomedical sciences, psychology, social work, science and health education teachers, paramedical and nursing students and nursesIf you’re considering a future career in health care, wellness, medicine, counselling, social work, psychology, psychiatry and Mental Health science then you may want to consider taking this comprehensive and fast-track online independent self-study Advanced Certificate level course.

Entry Requirements:                         Students and Graduates in any medical, nursing or science related field, Psychology or Social Work, Biomedical Sciences, Nurses and other healthcare students or practitioners / professionals and age not less than 21 years, and Fluency of the English language is essential.

Course Duration                      :           4 to 6 weeks (1.0 to 1.5 Months) – part time self-study

Total No. of Study Hours     :           20 Hrs. of flexible Independent Self-Study time

09 Course Modules / 28 Lessons:

Module 1: Introduction to Psychiatry

Lesson-1 Understanding the history and evolution of psychiatry
Lesson-2 The role of psychiatrists in mental healthcare
Lesson-3 Psychiatric assessment and diagnosis

Module 2: Major Psychiatric Disorders

Lesson-1 Schizophrenia
Lesson-2 Bipolar disorder
Lesson-3 Major depressive disorder
Lesson-4 Anxiety disorders

Module 3: Neurobiology and Psychiatry

Lesson-1 Neurotransmitters and their role in mental health
Lesson-2 Brain structures and psychiatric conditions
Lesson-3 Genetics and psychiatric disorders

Module 4: Assessment and Diagnosis

Lesson-1 Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)
Lesson-2 Clinical interviews and assessment tools
Lesson-3 Differential diagnosis in psychiatry

Module 5: Treatment Modalities

Lesson-1 Pharmacotherapy in psychiatry
Lesson-2 Psychotherapy approaches
Lesson-3 Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and other interventions

Module 6: Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Lesson-1 Principles of psychiatric rehabilitation
Lesson-2 Community-based care and support
Lesson-3 Recovery-oriented approaches

Module 7: Special Populations

Lesson-1 Child and adolescent psychiatry
Lesson-2 Geriatric psychiatry
Lesson-3 Forensic psychiatry

Module 8: Ethical and Legal Issues in Psychiatry

Lesson-1 Informed consent and confidentiality
Lesson-2 Mental health laws in the UK
Lesson-3 Ethical dilemmas in psychiatric practice

Module 9: Emerging Trends in Psychiatry

Lesson-1 Telepsychiatry
Lesson-2 Cultural competence in mental healthcare
Lesson-3 Advances in psychiatric research

The current 2024 all-inclusive Course Fee for new Students is as follows:

For Non-IMH Students: Rs. 25,000/-

For Previous IMH Students: Rs. 20,000/- (Discounted course fee)

For Overseas / International Students: USD $85

Course fees has to be paid in full by cash, cheque, credit / debit card or via a bank transfer payment.

Final Course Assessment / Evaluation

There are only three separate assignments to be completed at home and submitted to the IMH for evaluation. Once a “pass” grade has been achieved for all three assignments the Internationally Accredited Advanced Certificate in Psychiatry and course transcript will be awarded to the registered student.

International Course Accreditation-1

This course is fully accredited by the Accredited Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists (ACCPH), UK




International Course Accreditation-2

This course is fully endorsed and accredited by the International Association of Therapists (IAOTH), Ireland





Course Registration / Enrollment

For course registration or further details please email us your request to enroll for this course by attaching your CV or including details of your academic and/or professional qualifications to: