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Child and Adolescent Mental Health MSc

UCL (University College London)

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    UCL (University College London)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This multidisciplinary programme is delivered through a blend of clinical and research expertise with a focus on delivering high standards of clinical care. You will be encouraged to apply your critical and analytical thinking skills to theory, policy and practice in child and adolescent mental health. Through the programme you will gain clinical, professional, academic and research skills in child and adolescent mental health and their application to underpin clinical practice. In addition, you will gain skills in analysing principles of policy, planning and management in child and adolescent mental health and you will increase your understanding of the impact of culture and diversity on clinical theory and practice.Throughout the course, our aim is for you to experience enhanced personal and professional development.

Careers

The programme provides career development training for doctors, psychologists and practitioners in social work and education who intend to focus and develop their careers in the areas of child mental health. Recent graduates from this programme have gone on to Clinical Doctorates in Psychology or had opportunities for progression in their current careers.

Employability

This programme attracts psychology graduates who wish to enhance their opportunities for progression to further clinical psychology training, and trainees in child psychiatry who wish to supplement their basic training with a higher degree; the MSc programme is closely aligned to the Royal College’s recommended curriculum. Students from social work, nursing and education backgrounds will benefit from the acquisition of advanced skills in the theory and practice of working with young people with mental health difficulties. Clinical placements are available as an extracurricular option for students who aim to develop their career in a profession related to clinical practice.

Optional qualifications

degree is also available as a PG Diploma and a PG Certificate with fees set accordingly.

Application deadline

30/07/2021

Tuition fees

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£ 28,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    10th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

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