UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Child and Adolescent Mental Health

A dynamic blend of clinical and research expertise is reflected in the delivery of this multi-disciplinary programme where high standards of clinical care are fostered and students are encouraged to apply their critical and analytical thinking skills to theory, policy and practice in child and adolescent mental health. The programme is taught through a combination of lectures, workshops, discussion, project work and independent and group study.

Entry requirements

Normally medical registration or an upper 2nd Class UK undergraduate degree in psychology, social work or nursing, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants should preferably have clinical experience in a mental health, paediatric or educational setting.

Course modules

Core modules: Introduction to child and adolescent mental health; neurodevelopmental disorders in child mental health; basic research methods in child and adolescent psychiatry; treatment in child and adolescent mental health (pharmacological); interventions in child and adolescent mental health (psychological). Options: International child mental health; adolescent mental health and transition to adult services; professionalism and ethics in child mental health; investigating research; research methods and statistics.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes written assignments, unseen written examinations, projects, oral presentations, group work, and the written dissertation.

Sponsorship information

UCL Graduate School.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,815 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 23,440 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgCert Part-time £ 2,800 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgCert Part-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Variable - 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Admissions Officer