UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Children and Young People

This programme provides training for individuals in outcomes-based CBT interventions to promote psychological wellbeing in children and young people. This Master's programme is aimed at professionals already working in the field of children's services, including social care, education and health, who hope to gain skills they can practise in the workplace.

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of a 2nd Class UK Honours degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in a relevant subject (such as psychology) and/or professional qualification in a relevant subject. Additionally, applicants must have experience of working with children in education, health or social care settings and a work context that enables them to fulfil the programme requirements (including time to attend, and undertake case work and cognitive behavioural therapy with children).

Course modules

Modules include: certificate: introduction to cognitive behavioural therapy in context; assessment and engagement for cognitive behavioural therapy in context; basic skills (developing understanding); basic skills (methods of change). Diploma: introduction to disorder specific approaches; disorder specific approaches; complex problems; cognitive behavioural therapy in context. MSc: research dissertation.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered at the Anna Freud Centre, and taught by leading practitioners in the field. Teaching is a combination of lectures, workshops and seminars. A core component of the programme is video practice which is discussed in small practice tutor groups during each teaching day.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Variable September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Whole course (International) 3 years
MSc Variable September 2016 GBP 3,815 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Variable September 2016 GBP 3,815 per Whole course (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Variable September 2016 GBP 3,815 per Whole course (Wales) 3 years
MSc Variable September 2016 GBP 3,815 per Whole course (England) 3 years
PgCert Variable September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Whole course (England) 3 years
PgCert Variable September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Whole course (International) 3 years
PgCert Variable September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PgCert Variable September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Whole course (Scotland) 3 years
PgCert Variable September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Whole course (Wales) 3 years
PgDip Variable September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Whole course (England) 3 years
PgDip Variable September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Whole course (International) 3 years
PgDip Variable September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PgDip Variable September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Whole course (Scotland) 3 years
PgDip Variable September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Whole course (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7443 2266