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MSC Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Course summary

  • Understand the determinants of emotional wellbeing for children and young people.
  • Apply your skills and knowledge in early interventions with families.
  • Gain postgraduate qualifications from PgCert to MSc via distance learning.
  • Work effectively with children, young people and families with mental health issues.

On this course, you’ll develop your knowledge of mental health for children, adolescents and families around an existing role. You’ll consider the factors which affect emotional health from an early age, and focus on a specific area in a dissertation. When you graduate, you’ll be ready for a rewarding, specialist role within mental health.

How you learn

Throughout the course, you’ll access and explore learning materials online, at your own pace. Theoretical models and principles will be explored alongside practical interventions and approaches.

Core modules consider the factors that influence emotional health, as well as conditions, interventions, health promotion and research. Other modules can be selected based upon your role and interests, and a dissertation module allows you to consolidate and focus your learning.

You learn through:

  • flexible distance learning
  • stimulating and up-to-date online materials
  • guidance from experienced staff
  • online interactions with fellow students
  • formative and summative assessments
  • production of a health promotion resource.

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • mental health practice with children, adolescents and families
  • mental health linking
  • mental health liaison
  • consultation
  • teaching/training
  • mental health project work/research.

Tuition fees

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    51st out of 83 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    122 70%

    39th

    25
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.28 86%

    10th

    6

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