Taught course

Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Wellbeing

Institution
Edge Hill University · Faculty of Health and Social Care
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

To join this MSc you should have a degree equivalent to UK second class honours (2:2 or above) in a relevant subject such as child and adolescent mental health, child health and wellbeing, health and social care, psychology, sociology or education. An interview forms part of the selection process. If you accept a formal offer from Edge Hill University you will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure indicating that you meet the mandatory criteria of ‘Clearance to Work with Children and/or Vulnerable Adults’. The standard cost of applying for DBS Enhanced Disclosure for this course is currently £50. Further information will be sent to you after you have firmly accepted an offer.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This distinctive Masters degree is ideal if you work, or aspire to work, in the children and young people's sector and/or in mental health. Challenging current thinking and reflecting on how to deliver best practice will provide you with the skills and confidence to become a highly effective leader and change agent in child and adolescent mental health and wellbeing. The course offers a strong focus on the role of early intervention as a preventative measure, along with protecting and promoting lifelong mental health and wellbeing through the critical exploration of evidence-based literature and research. The programme is underpinned by key contemporary Government policy, guidelines and practice. It will equip you with research skills relevant to applied research in a range of contemporary clinical and social care practice contexts.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for full-time study on this MSc are £5,040 for UK and EU students and £12,750 for international students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2018/19.Tuition fees for part-time study on this MSc are £28 per credit for UK and EU students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2018/19, i.e. £560 per 20 credit module.180 credits are required to complete a Masters degree.The University may administer a small inflationary rise in part-time postgraduate tuition fees in subsequent academic years as you progress through the course.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Assessment

Typical assessments will involve the writing of essays and reports. You will also be assessed through individual presentations. There are no formal written examinations as part of the current assessment methods on this programme.

Course contact details

Phone
+44(0)1695 575171