Children’s Psychological Disorders (MSc)

Children’s Psychological Disorders (MSc)

Master degree
12 months
Processing time: 30 days
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £20,950
Domestic tuition: £9,350

Program overview

- Training in emotional, cognitive and neurodevelopmental assessments for children. - Training in the use of classification systems of childhood disorders. - Training in observational coding of child behaviour and parent-child interaction. - Becoming familiar with the foundations of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. - Understanding of how to choose and apply the most appropriate intervention strategy for different problem areas. - Effective communication using a range of oral and written formats. - Based in the Cardiff University Centre for Human Developmental Science (CUCHDS), which locates a Neurodevelopment Assessment Unit (NDAU), which offers families assistance with problems relating to child development and parenting. - Taught by researchers who are recognised internationally for their scientific excellence. - Using a scientist-practitioner model to offer a programme that bridges science and practice.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Exams:

  • IELTS
  • TOEFL iBT
  • PTE
You will be required to have a relevant four year Bakalavr bachelor's degree from a recognised institution, with grades of approximately 80% or above to be considered for our postgraduate taught courses. If your bachelor's degree is marked out of a GPA of 5.0, you will be required to have an average of at least 4.0.

Career opportunities

- Research degree (PhD) and academic career in developmental psychopathology. - A career in translational research in practice or in applied research centres, in mental health or educational services. - Work in clinical or educational practice as an assistant psychologist. - The qualification will be helpful for those who will later want to apply for a DClinPsych or DEdPsych degree. - Work in a variety of professional fields involving work with children and young people, such as education, health and social care, family policy, youth work, justice, international development and charity work.

Campus location

Cardiff , United Kingdom

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