Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Wellbeing at Edge Hill University - UCAS

Edge Hill University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Wellbeing (Taught)

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Course summary

Did you know there has been a significant rise in the rate of mental health issues in young people? Evidence shows that early help can make a big difference. Our MSc Child & Adolescent Mental Health & Wellbeing gives you the knowledge and skills to deliver better results for children. We’ve designed the course around key legislation, policy, guidelines and practice. You’ll learn to develop and challenge current thinking and reflect on how to deliver best practice. We’ll help you develop your leadership skills as you learn to bring about effective transformation. Develop a dual approach as a result of your evidence-based reading and research. Early help as a preventative measure and the importance of protecting and promoting lifelong mental health and wellbeing. This Masters is ideal if you work, or want to work, in children and young people’s mental health. You’ll develop broad applied research skills relevant to today’s education, community, health and social care sectors. What you'll study Examining wellness in children and young people’s mental health, you’ll consider the value and efficiency of early help and assess the impact of trauma and complexity. You’ll be introduced to the fundamentals of leadership and transformation in mental health services from a range of perspectives. This will lead you to a collaborative approach, working effectively as part of a team and across service boundaries, to ensure the maximum benefit for young people and their families is achieved. Learn research skills as you look at contemporary children and young people’s mental health theory and practice. You’ll enhance your employability as you explore your creativity, embrace new innovations, and learn positive ways to challenge yourself and others. The MSc Child & Adolescent Mental Health & Wellbeing course culminates in a choice of dissertation of a publishable standard in your chosen discipline.


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Assessment method

Typical assessments will involve the writing of essays and reports. You will also be assessed through individual presentations. There are no formal written examinations as part of the current assessment methods on this programme.

How to apply

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Entry requirements

You should have a degree equivalent to UK first-class or second-class honours (2:2 or above) in a relevant subject such as child and adolescent mental health, child health and wellbeing, health and social care, psychology, sociology or education. An interview forms part of the selection process.

Fees and funding

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Wellbeing at Edge Hill University - UCAS