Taught course

Child & Adolescent Mental Health & Wellbeing

Edge Hill University · Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine

Entry requirements

You should have a degree equivalent to UK first-class or 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.

Months of entry


Course content

Did you know there has been a significant rise in the rate of mental health issues in young people? Evidence shows that early help can make a big difference. Our MSc Child & Adolescent Mental Health & Wellbeing gives you the knowledge and skills to deliver better results for children. We’ve designed the course around key legislation, policy, guidelines and practice. You’ll learn to develop and challenge current thinking and reflect on how to deliver best practice. We’ll help you develop your leadership skills as you learn to bring about effective transformation. Develop a dual approach as a result of your evidence-based reading and research. Early help as a preventative measure and the importance of protecting and promoting lifelong mental health and wellbeing. This Masters is ideal if you work, or want to work, in children and young people’s mental health. You’ll develop broad applied research skills relevant to today’s education, community, health and social care sectors.

Fees and funding

Course pricing can be found here - https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/course/child-and-adolescent-mental-health-and-wellbeing-msc/

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification


Our varied and creative approach to assessment will include written assessments, scenario-based activities, creative presentations, patchwork text production, written and verbal self-reflection, and portfolio development.

Course contact details

+44(0)1695 575171