To equip you with a sound knowledge and understanding of a range of topics in child and adolescent health; to use this to underpin your existing practical experience with evidence-based expertise and develop an appreciation of the strengths and limitations of research evidence and, at Masters stage, its application; to enable students to enhance their careers in the field of child and adolescent mental health.
Teaching is through specially prepared course materials and other directed reading. On-line delivery of course materials and a virtual learning environment support teaching. Each module is assessed separately and there is a final Masters dissertation.
The University of Leicester
The University of Leicester was founded as a university college in 1921 and granted its Royal Charter (degree-awarding powers) in 1957. It is a publicly-funded institution with a leading international reputation for teaching and research.
We have 23,000 full-time, part-time and distance learning students. Of the 12,600 full-time students, around 24% come from outside the European Union, from a total of more than 70 countries.
The University occupies an attractive campus close to the centre of Leicester, just 160km – or 70 minutes’ train journey – from London.
Leicester offers a wide range of catered and self-catered University-managed accommodation to suit all tastes. We guarantee accommodation to all new students who apply before specified deadlines. The city also offers a good supply of private sector accommodation.
The University Library has been completely refurbished and extended as part of a £300 million campus development plan, and was opened by Her Majesty the Queen in 2008.
Other campus services include restaurants, a bookshop, sports facilities and a health centre. Our newly-redeveloped Students’ Union includes a 1,750-capacity entertainment venue, shops, cafes, a bank and a student advice centre.
Our International Student Advisers provide specialist information and professional advice on many issues, including visas, immigration, banking and finance, while our Careers Advisers can give guidance on your chosen career and help with your initial job search.
Academic strengths and research
The University of Leicester was named ‘University of the Year 2008-2009’ by the leading magazine Times Higher Education, and in 2009-2010 won the Times Higher Education Award for Outstanding Student Support.
We are highly ranked, consistently in the top 20 of major national tables and within the top 2% of universities in the world (QS World University Rankings and Times Higher World Rankings).
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The course is aimed at professionals currently working with children. The prerequisites to entry are; a second-class honours degree or equivalent professional qualification from a recognised university or college; or an equivalent academic or professional qualification that involves the care of, or working with children and adolescents (including doctors, nurses, primary mental health workers, teachers, social workers, therapists, youth workers and other voluntary sector staff).
Tuition fee per entire program.
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