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Child and Adolescent Mental Health (Top-up)
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Child and Adolescent Mental Health (Top-up)

University of Worcester
Worcester, Great Britain
1283 Points
1 Year

Program Description

Our Child Mental Health course is a top-up qualification that will build on your existing knowledge of the mental health of young people. This programme is aimed at those who are passionate about gaining specialist child and adolescent mental health knowledge. You'll graduate with an honours level degree, which will boost your career prospects in any setting with children, young people and their families where mental health and well-being is a focus.

The course attracts a wide range of children and young peoples professionals from a range of backgrounds. These include education, early years, health and social care, social work, nursing and child mental health. The modules studied throughout the course will prepare you for a range of roles in support services and communities for children and young people.

Entry Requirements

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High School Diploma (or equivalent)
Foundation Year
English Level
Required Documents
Certified Copy of the English Certification
ID Certified Copy
Passport Certified Copy
Academic Reference Letter
Certified Copy of the High School Diploma (Apolytirion from General Lyceum)
Student Visa

Entry Requirements:

  • A Foundation degree, DipHE, HND or equivalent qualification in health, care or welfare or related subject. This qualification must be a full level 4 and level 5 qualification (120 credits for each year of study).

Alternative Entry Qualifications:

  • We encourage applications from candidates who can provide evidence of their ability to work at Level 6 and substantial experience of working within health, education, care or social welfare.
  • Students applying to progress to the top-up from areas of study other than the FdSc Child and Adolescent Mental Health will also have to evidence experience of working with children and young people.


Core Modules

Understanding Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Core Competencies for Working with Children, Young People, and Families

Therapeutic Ways of Working with Children, Young People and Families

Independent Study

Optional Modules

Promoting Child and Adolescent Mental Health in Universal Settings

Empowering and Involving Children and Young People; Children and Young People's Rights

Domestic Abuse

Substance Misuse


Our child mental health course offers promising graduate prospects in services supporting the mental health of young people.

Many child mental health graduates enter universal settings including:

  • Health
  • Education
  • Social care
  • Statutory and non-statutory sectors

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