University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Child and Adolescent Mental Health

The course aims: to equip students with a sound knowledge and understanding of a range of topics in child and adolescent health; to use this to underpin their existing practical experience with evidence-based expertise and develop an appreciation of the strengths and limitations of research evidence and, at Master's stage, its application; to enable students to enhance their careers in the field of child and adolescent mental health.

Entry requirements

The course is aimed at professionals currently working with children. The prerequisites to entry are: a 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent professional qualification from a recognised university or college; or an equivalent academic or professional qualification that involves the care of, or working with children and adolescents (including doctors, nurses, primary mental health workers, teachers, social workers, therapists, youth workers and other voluntary sector staff). Where relevant, an IELTS score of 6.5 with 7.0 for writing is required.

Course modules

Certificate: mental health and the community; specific mental health problems of childhood and their management. Diploma (the above plus): research methodology; training, consultation, supervision and interagency collaboration. MSc (all the above plus): dissertation.

Assessment methods

Each module is assessed separately and there is a final Master's dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 10,365 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 10,365 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 10,365 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 10,365 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 10,365 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 10,365 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 3,455 per Whole course (EU) 7 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 3,455 per Whole course (England) 7 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 3,455 per Whole course (International) 7 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 3,455 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 7 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 3,455 per Whole course (Scotland) 7 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 3,455 per Whole course (Wales) 7 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 6,910 per Whole course (International) 15 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 6,910 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 15 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 6,910 per Whole course (Scotland) 15 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 6,910 per Whole course (Wales) 15 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 6,910 per Whole course (EU) 15 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 6,910 per Whole course (England) 15 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning

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