For more information about Child and Adolescent Mental Health (Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care) at City, University of London, please visit the webpage using the button above.
Who is it for?
Developed in consultation with the national charity YoungMinds, this MSc will help you advance your career within services for children, young people, and their families and carers. It has been specifically developed for professionals from a variety of sectors, including:
Allied health professions
The voluntary sector.
This MSc can prepare you for a fulfilling and rewarding career in child and adolescent mental health.
The Child & Adolescent Mental Health MSc will help you:
Gain the skills, knowledge and awareness of child and adolescent psychological development.
Promote child and adolescent mental health, identifying needs and recognising which therapeutic interventions are appropriate and why.
Learn to provide collaborative and compassionate care and support for children and adolescents.
Understand early identification, risk management and resilience.
Develop your knowledge of assessment and evidence-based psychosocial interventions and contemporary issues in child and adolescent mental health.
Enhance your ability to critically evaluate and reflect on your work or the work of others who care for individuals and families where there are significant concerns and vulnerability.
Maintain the balance between working collaboratively while maintaining safe professional boundaries.
The course uses a sound evidence-base to prepare you for a career in a specialist workforce, where the development of ethical and culturally-sensitive practice and the placement of the child, young person and their carer are at the centre of decision-making and service re-design.
Notes about fees for this course
Fees listed are for full-time only. Part-time fees are:
UK/EU: £4,000 per year
£8,000 per year.
If your first language is not English, one of the following is also required:
A first degree from a UK university or an overseas institution recognised by City as providing adequate evidence of proficiency in the English language. For example, from institutions in Australia, Canada or the USA.
Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: 72.
Please note that due to changes in the UKVI’s list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.
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