Clinical Psychology

MSc Mental Health in Children and Young People: Psychological Approaches (Full time, campus-based)

The MSc Mental Health in Children and Young People: Psychological Approaches is a unique postgraduate programme, which offers advanced study in psychological theories of child and adolescent mental health from a developmental and interactive perspective. (Note: this programme was formerly known as MSc Children and Young People's Mental Health and Psychological Practice)

Start date September
Length of study One year full-time
Programme director Dr Karen Goodall
Closing date for applications

30 June

Applications for entry in September 2020 are now open.

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Name change for 2019/20

This programme was formerly known as MSc Children and Young People's Mental Health and Psychological Practice.  From the academic year 2019/20, it  will be changing its name to:  MSc Mental Health in Children and Young People: Psychological Approaches. Our programmes courses and structure will remain the same.

Why choose this programme?

This well-established MSc programme offers students the opportunity to engage in advanced study of children and young people's well-being, mental health through a varied range of innovative courses.

Who is this programme for?

The programme is suitable for graduates of psychology or related disciplines and those with experience of working with children and young people in clinical, social work, educational or third-sector settings.

Programme aims

The programme aims to equip graduates with an informed and critical knowledge base of mental health in children and young people.

Programme courses

The MSc Mental Health in Children and Young People: Psychological Approaches offers a range of courses that assist you in developing a critical knowledge base of interacting factors relating to mental health from infancy through to young adulthood.

Career prospects

The MSc Mental Health in Children and Young People: Psychological Approaches programme can enhance the career prospects of students aiming for a variety of outcomes

Meet our staff

The staff team brings together expertise in research on children and young people’s mental health and extensive experience of clinical practice with children and young people.

Meet our students

Our students bring a wealth of different experiences and backgrounds into the classroom.

Application Details

The entry requirements for the MSc Mental Health in Children and Young People: Psychological Approaches are as follows:

Fees and funding

Fees and funding information for the MSc Mental Health in Children and Young People: Psychological Approaches .

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Please ensure you have read the entrance requirements for this programme and are confident of meeting the criteria before applying online. Please ensure that you have completed the relevant sections in the form and attached all necessary documents (transcripts, references, English language certification) are attached before submitting. Incomplete applications cannot be processed.

Voluntary Opportunities

Information about voluntary opportunities while studying for the MSc Mental Health in Children and Young People: Psychological Approaches.

Information for Applicants with Offers

Advance information for applicants with offers to study the MSc Mental Health in Children and Young People: Psychological Approaches .

 

We offer our campus based programme as an online part time programme.  For more details, please follow this link.