Whether you’re relatively new to the field or already have years of experience, this Child and Adolescent Mental Health course at King's College London advances your knowledge and research skills in child development, therapeutic interventions and service models.
Explore child development, boost your research skills and learn to diagnose psychiatric disorders in children and young people. At King’s College London, you’ll be taught by leaders in the field and develop your skills through hands-on clinical placements.
- Learn from leading academics in the field of mental health
- Develop your skills on a supervised clinical placement within Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS).
- Work alongside specialist clinicians and take part in innovative research within the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN).
- Boost your knowledge in specialist areas including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Therapeutic Assessment for Self-Harm and Kiddie Schedule for Schizophrenia and Affective Disorders.
- Study surrounded by the expertise of the Centre for Neuroimaging Sciences, MRC Social & Genetic Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Maurice Wohl Neuroscience Centre, and the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre
Armed with an internationally recognised qualification, many of our graduates return to clinical practice where they apply their understanding of child mental health to their career.Other students use this MSc as a stepping stone to further training or a PhD.
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- Presentation Skills
- Evidence Base for Major Psychiatric Disorders
- Research Skills
- Child Development
- Diagnosis, Formulation and Pharmacological, Psychological and Social Interventions
- Systematic Literature Review
- Service Development and Service Evaluations
- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesPsychology Health Sciences View 1191 other Masters in Health Sciences in United Kingdom
- Bachelor's degree with at least 2:1 honours in psychology/medicine/nursing/social work/education from a UK university or the overseas equivalent plus one year full time postgraduate experience working with children or adolescents with mental health problems.
- A 2:2 degree may be considered only where applicants also has substantial clinical experience.
- A personal statement of up to 4,000 characters (maximum 2 pages) is required.
- A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing the subjects studied and marks obtained.
- Two references are required with at least one academic.
- Applicants may wish to include a CV (Resume) or evidence of professional registration as part of their application.
International29850 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 29850 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA12750 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12750 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
- Home/EU fees: £6,375 per year
- Overseas fees: £14,925 per year
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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