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Mental Health in Children and Young People: Psychological Approaches

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Central Campus

Content

This programme offers the unique perspective that children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing is influenced by developmental processes at multiple levels, from individual to sociocultural, and that our approaches to working should be informed by this dynamic, interactional system.

The programme includes both conceptual and applied elements. At the conceptual level, the programme will review different theories of children and young people’s mental health involved in the complex structure of typical and atypical development. At the applied level it will include the application of psychological knowledge to understanding the difficulties experienced by children and young people and the critical appraisal of psychological knowledge and its implications.

Entry Requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent in psychology or a related subject. Experience of working or volunteering with children and/or young people is highly desirable.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

12 months

Faculty

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department

Health in Social Science

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.ed.ac.uk