University of Edinburgh
Children and Young People's Mental Health and Psychological Practice
This programme offers the core elements of teaching and learning on the theoretical, conceptual and evidence base for psychological practice whilst fostering a critical and reflective approach to the clinical application of these. The programme enables students to develop their practice through engagement with research and scholarship in psychological theory and practice; develop advanced skills in the critical appraisal of psychological practice in the field of child and adolescent mental health; develop and consolidate an extended knowledge base of theoretical and clinical approaches to psychological therapy for children, young people and families.
Applicants for the course will be considered on an individual basis; guidelines for likely acceptance onto the course are possession of an undergraduate degree or equivalent (reaching SCQF level 9) and substantial current or recent work experience providing clinical/clinically relevant experience of children and young people in mental health settings, including statutory and voluntary organisations; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.
Evidence-based psychological interventions; child development in practice; discovering development (MSc only); applied developmental psychopathology; attachment theory in clinical settings; parenting: theory and practice; trauma and resilience in a developmental context.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 8,100 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,050 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 8,250 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 8,100 per Academic year (home fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||9 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Edinburgh||Edinburgh||EH8 9JU||Scotland|
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