UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

A dynamic blend of clinical and research expertise is reflected in the delivery of this multi'disciplinary programme where high standards of clinical care are fostered and students are encouraged to apply their critical and analytical thinking skills to theory, policy and practice in child and adolescent mental health. The programme is taught through a combination of lectures, workshops, discussion, project work and independent and group study.

Course Modules

Core modules: Introduction to child and adolescent mental health; neurodevelopmental disorders in child mental health; basic research methods in child and adolescent psychiatry; treatment in child and adolescent mental health (pharmacological); interventions in child and adolescent mental health (psychological). Options: International child mental health; adolescent mental health and transition to adult services; professionalism and ethics in child mental health; investigating research; research methods and statistics.

Course Additional Entry

Normally medical registration or an upper 2nd Class UK undergraduate degree in psychology, social work or nursing, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants should preferably have clinical experience in a mental health, paediatric or educational setting.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £23,440  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,815  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 5 years
Variable
MSc (Postgraduate)
1 year
Part Time
PgCert £7,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Part Time
PgCert £2,800  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 5 years
Part Time
PgDip