University of Edinburgh

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.

Entry requirements

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.

Course modules

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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,500 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
MSc Secretary
Telephone number: 
0131 651 3970