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Our Child and Adolescent Mental Health degree is a top-up qualification that will build on your existing knowledge of young people's mental health. This programme is aimed at those who are passionate about gaining specialist child and adolescent mental health knowledge. You'll graduate with an honours level degree, which will boost your career prospects in youth mental health services.
The course attracts a wide range of children and young peoples professionals from a range of backgrounds. These include education, early years, social work, nursing, CAMH, mental health and health and social care. The modules studied throughout the course will prepare you for a range of roles in support services and communities for children and young people.
Our BSc (Hons) CAMH Top-up is one of very few third year undergraduate courses specific to CAMH in the UK. There is no requirement for placement/work based learning during the course.
Strong links to NHS Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services - guest speakers from these services contribute to the course.
Full time with attendance over 1 day per week (normally Wednesday), although there is also a part time option studied over 2 years.
Opportunities to pursue further study at postgraduate level after completing the course.
- You can study this course at Worcester, or at our partner college The Learning Institute (various locations in the South West).
Learn more about the course at our Open Days
Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester.
Book your place at www.worcester.ac.uk/open-days
For a breakdown of the modules you'll study each year visit our course page. You can do this by scrolling to the bottom of this page and selecting 'Visit our course page'.
For detailed information about assessment, feedback, teaching and contact time visit our course page. You can do this by scrolling to the bottom of this page and selecting 'Visit our course page'.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||Not accepted|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Not accepted|
|Access to HE Diploma||Not accepted|
|Scottish Higher||Not accepted|
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttp://www.worcester.ac.uk/journey/child-adolescent-mental-health-bsc-hons-top-up.html
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|EU||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|International||£12,700 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,250 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.