University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

Applied Child Psychology

This postgraduate course equips those working with children and young people in a range of psychological and behavioural strategies for intervening in meaningful and lasting ways. The course is informed by recent developments in psychological theory, developmental psychology and cognitive behavioural therapy and builds core skills in helping children and young people develop a coherent understanding of the forces behind their problem behaviour.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2.2 degree in a 'helping' profession (e.g. psychology, social work, counselling, CBT therapy, medicine); be currently working within a service that offers the opportunity to work with children and young people in a 'helping' capacity. This is necessary to enable students to complete the practical components of the course.

Course modules

Modules include: applied psychology: CBT for children and young people; applied psychology: behaviour in schools.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time block-release November 2016 GBP 1,854 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PgCert Part-time block-release November 2016 GBP 1,854 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PgCert Part-time block-release November 2016 GBP 1,854 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PgCert Part-time block-release November 2016 GBP 1,854 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PgCert Part-time block-release November 2016 GBP 1,854 per Year 1 (England) 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Wolverhampton WV1 1SB West Midlands

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