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.
The MSc Mental Health in Children and Young People: Psychological Approaches (Online Learning) programme does not provide specific accredited training in a discipline or therapy but will significantly enhance graduates' career prospects in relation to a range of professions.
Knowledge and understanding
The knowledge and understanding of children and young people's mental health, well-being and psychological practice is of value to a wide range of professions working with children. The degree also demonstrates a student's high level of commitment to working with children and young people.
Previous students have continued to work in, or entered, a range of professions including:
- Clinical practice
- Social work and social care
- Voluntary sector organisations
Continuing Professional Development
In terms of CPD, the programme courses could enhance the career development of a range of professions involved in the provision of psychological health and care by improving awareness and application of psychological theory to clinical practice and by broadening the theoretical base from which professions practice.
The programme does not confer Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and will not qualify you as a practitioner or therapist in the UK.