University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Students on this course broaden their understanding of the causation, presentation and implications of mental health difficulties and social emotional and behavioural difficulties in children and young people; students develop the knowledge and skills to input where appropriate into interventions for individuals and groups with child and adolescent mental health difficulties and social emotional and behavioural difficulties and to advise colleagues and parents on the formulation of appropriate strategies for working with children and young people with CAMHD/SEBD and to contribute to the development of appropriate policy and guidelines; students also explore the need for evidence based approaches and interventions which promote children and young peoples' mental health and social and emotional competencies.

Entry requirements

A good first degree is preferred but experience is greatly valued.
•Full-time and part-time students choosing modules which have a placement component as part of the assessment process, will need to provide evidence of a current enhanced DBS check (or its equivalent if you are an EU or international student)
•Full-time students wishing to take advantage of the opportunity to participate in the Internship Scheme will also need to provide evidence of a current enhanced DBS check (or its equivalent if you are an EU or international student)
Interview: An informal discussion with the course tutor will be arranged after application.

Course modules

Modules include: Child and adolescent mental health; research methodology; managing and supporting children and adolescents with special educational needs; children's wellbeing; working with vulnerable children.

Assessment methods

To complete the full MA you will present a 17,000 word research dissertation and a 3,000 word research dissemination plan. If you wish to exit earlier, the Postgraduate Diploma is awarded to students who complete four modules which form the taught element.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
MA Part-time September 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Caerleon (Newport) Campus Newport (Wales) NP18 3QT Wales

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Key information

Contact: 
Enquiries and Admissions Unit
Telephone number: 
03455 76 77 78