University of Northampton Background Image
Image of University of Northampton
Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH) MSc
Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH) MSc

Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH) MSc

  • ID:UNIC440286
  • Level:Master's Degree
  • Duration:
  • Intake:

Fees (GBP)

Estimated Total/program:
Accept letter

Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

  • Hold a first class or upper second class (2:1) honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK institution or the CNAA or equivalent
  • If you have a lower second class (2:2) degree or practitioner qualification at diploma level and can demonstrate your ability to work at Master’s level you will also be considered.
  • A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is mandatory for entry onto this course.

English requirement

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 overall (or equivalent) with a score no lower than 6.0 for writing and no remaining band/component below 5.5

Course Information

Our Child and Adolescent Mental Health MSc is a multidisciplinary course which will develop your understanding of child development and mental health difficulties experienced by children and adolescents. The course provides a critical platform to explore the diverse and lived experiences of children, young people and their families. You will use your developed theory and experience to explore the socio-cultural context through which children and young people experience distress.

This course is taught by practitioners and academics from various backgrounds, including but not limited to: mental health, education, counselling, therapeutic work, speech and language-offering a diverse range of perspectives.

More info: Click here


  • Therapeutic Interventions with Children, Young People and Families (30 Credits)
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods (10 Credits)
  • Dissertation and Research Methods (50 Credits)
  • Understanding Children and Young People's Distress (30 Credits)
  • Therapeutic Skills for Working with Children, Young People and Families (30 Credits)
  • With Young People in Mind: Clinical, Community or Educational Placement (30 Credits)
See moreSee less

Pre Courses

See moreSee less

Pathway Courses

See moreSee less

Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • careers in CAMHs and services
  • careers in education, the health service, social work

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

 £470 per year

Same Courses

Close search