The entry requirements for the PGCert/PGDip/MSc and CPD programmes in Children & Young People's Mental Health and Psychological Practice are as follows:
- An Undergraduate degree or equivalent (reaching SCQF level 9) in Psychology or another cognate discipline.
- Some work experience with children and young people and/or families. This should provide practical experience of children’s mental health and psychological practice that students may draw upon in class.
- For applicants whose first language is not English, documentary evidence of competence in both written and spoken English must be provided. The IELTS level for this programme is: 7.0 (with no score lower than 6.0 in each section).
Relevant work experience
Students on this course bring a variety of professional experiences of working with children and adolescents in a mental health, or closely related, settings. Examples of this include:
- Clinical experience in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) or paediatric settings.
- Social work and related professional experience.
- Teaching and/or childcare experience.
- Experience working in the public, private or voluntary sectors with children and young people.
On your application please provide information about your work experiences with children, young people and families.
This article was published on May 30, 2013