Postgraduate MSc

Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Develop the skillset to support children and young people who are experiencing mental health related issues.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Course Overview

  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    City Campus
  • Attendance


    Full-Time
  • Duration


    1 Year
  • Start date


    18 Sep 2023

You can request a call from a member of our academic team to discuss this course.

As part of this course you’ll:

  • Gain the skills to work with children and young people who are experiencing mental health related issues
  • Develop a critical and in-depth understanding of mental health and its relationship to children, young people and families within a changing and fluid society
  • Explore medical and psychological models of practice and look at child and adolescent mental health from the position of social intervention
  • Learn to draw on key interventions such as social pedagogy, relationship-based practice, playwork and community work as methodologies
  • Use the social model of mental health and children and family practice to contribute to and co-produce knowledge in a collaborative, practical and participatory learning environment
     

Develop your network

Learn via lectures and seminars, and workshops that will develop your peer-learning networks. You’ll be taught by dedicated practitioners from Leeds’ Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services who will share their professional experience to enhance your learning.  

Learn transferable skills

You’ll gain a range of in-demand transferable skills. Your deep understanding of this area of professional practice, coupled with your academic learning, will prime you to enter contemporary health and social care practice.

Balance your studies

Your course will be delivered on one day a week so you can balance your studies with your existing commitments. 

 

Why study Child and Adolescent Mental Health at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Engage with child and adolescent mental health practitioners
  2. The course is delivered by committed academic staff who are research active
  3. Part-time option available