Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences


Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

The Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (PGCertHSc) programme specialising in Child and Adolescent Mental Health is designed for graduates in medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, psychology, or social work who are wishing to further develop their skills and knowledge in this field. Areas of focus include child and adolescent development, psychopathology, assessment and case studies.

A limited number of fully funded places are available for applicants who meet certain criteria.  

This specialisation is offered by the School of Medicine. Courses in this specialisation are offered in a Flexible learning format.

Students are required to enrol in, and complete, the following courses.

  • PSYCHIAT 740 - Child and Adolescent Psychopathology (15 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 747 - Child and Adolescent Development (15 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 768 - Assessment, Formulation and Treatment Planning in Child and Adolescent Mental Health (30 Points)

Or at least 45 points from

  • PSYCHIAT 730 - Early Childhood Mental Health ( 30 Points )
  • PSYCHIAT 740 - Child and Adolescent Psychopathology (15 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 741 - Therapy in Child and Adolescent Mental Health – Theory ( 15 Points )
  • PSYCHIAT 747 - Child and Adolescent Development (15 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 766 -- Youth Addiction and Co-existing Problems (15 Points )
  • PSYCHIAT 768 - Assessment, Formulation and Treatment Planning in Child and Adolescent Mental Health (30 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 769 - CBT with Children, Adolescents and their Families 1 (15 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 770 - CBT with Children, Adolescents and their Families 2 (15 Points)

and up to 15 points from other courses approved by the Head of the School of Medicine.

Important information


Places on this programme are limited. Priority may be given to applications received on or before the closing date of 8 December.

New students, to ensure you enrol on time, please visit our step-by-step guide to applications, admission, and enrolment.

To apply for this programme click on the red APPLY NOW button.


Regulations


Detailed information on admission criteria, programme structure and content, and the schedule of courses can be found in the University's Calendar Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences.

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