Taught course

Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Institution
King's College London · Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

Bachelor's degree with at least 2:1 honours in psychology/medicine/nursing/social work/education from a UK university or the overseas equivalent plus one year full time postgraduate experience working with children or adolescents with mental health problems. In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.

A 2:2 degree may be considered only where applicants also has substantial clinical experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This is a unique course for international and UK-based psychiatrists, pediatricians and psychologists, as well as allied professionals leading to enhanced clinical and research skills in child and adolescent mental health. Our Child and Adolescent Mental Health course is taught by leading figures in the field and offers comprehensive content with strong research and clinical focus.

“We have the largest research centre for child and adolescent mental health in the UK. We explore a huge range of subjects too – from autism to self-harm”

Dr Dennis Ougrin, Course Leader

Key benefits

  • Taught by leading academics in the field.
  • Opportunity to engage in innovative research.
  • Work with a variety of specialist clinicians. • Obtain a course qualification which is internationally recognised.
  • Mandatory supervised clinical placement.
  • Innovative web-based clinical learning to supplement direct experience.
  • Optional teaching in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Therapeutic Assessment for Self Harm and Kiddie Schedule for Schizophrenia and Affective Disorders.

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

Course contact details

Name
Programme Administrator
Email
AP-PGTsupport@kcl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7848 7000