School of Health in Social Science

MSc Children and Young People's Mental Health and Psychological Practice (Online Distance Learning)

This part time online programme has been designed for professionals and recent graduates who wish to study child and adolescent mental health practice through the lens of developmental psychology and psychopathology without the need to attend campus based teaching. In addition to the online courses, students on the ODL programme are able to attend a limited number of our campus-based courses, subject to visa restrictions (if applicable).

Start date September
Programme director Dr Charles Marley
Closing date for applications

30 June

Applications for entry in September 2018 are now open

Have a question about the programme?

There is also the option to study this programme full-time and on campus

We offer our online programme as a full-time campus based programme.  For more details, please follow this link.

MSc in Children and Young People's Mental Health and Psychological Practice (Full time, campus-based)

Why choose this programme?

The programme has many unique features, including being offered part-time, fully online, and drawing on the knowledge and clinical experience of a world-class department of clinical and health psychology.

Who is this programme for?

The programme has been designed with professionals and recent graduates in mind, with the core elements of the programme including both conceptual and applied courses.

Programme structure and content

The programme has various qualification routes available, including Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and Masters

Meet our staff

The programme team have extensive expertise in children and young people’s mental health and well-being research and clinical practice.

Teaching and facilities

The learning and teaching approaches used on the programme will take special care of the different interactions that occur in an online environment.

Learning outcomes and careers

The programme has been designed to enhance the career development of a range of professions by improving awareness and application of psychological theory to clinical practice and by broadening the theoretical base from which professions practice.

How to apply

Application criteria for the MSc Children and Young People's Mental Health and Psychological Practice (Online Distance Learning)

Fees & funding

From the academic session 2016/17 this programme will change to part-time intermittent study over 2 - 6 years and will be "invoiced at course level". This means that an invoice will be raised each time a course is registered on a student record. All taught courses on the programme are 20 credits and the cost of one 20 credit course in the academic session 2017/18 is £1,200. The dissertation is 60 credits.

Common Q&As

A list of commonly asked questions and answers for those questions.

Meet our staff

You can find more information about our staff by following the links to their webpages.