Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH) - MSc

University of Northampton    Faculty of Health, Education and Society

Full time & Part time September MSc Full time: 1 year | Part time: 2-4 years

About the course

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

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Entry Requirements

You will normally need to 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.

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The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply.The criteria for applications are:
- training and research
- extracurricular activities, cultural activities, volunteering or sport
- priority projects – linked to the University’s strategic plan, including new and innovative start-up projects where there is an opportunity for social impactPlease note that the fund does not cover the following:
- tuition fees
- accommodation as part of attending University
- travel to and from University or to placements which form part of a course of study
- equipment or materials required for assessed work (including computers/laptops/tablets)Deadline:
Application deadlines are 30 October and 28 February each year.Terms and Conditions:
For further information please see our Scholarship Terms and Conditions page on our website or email Corinna Coleman on

Value of Scholarship(s)

£100 and £1,000


You must be a current student to apply.

Application Procedure

Contact our Scholarships Administrator Corinna Coleman on for information on how to apply.

We are very pleased to offer a generous scholarship to applicants from outside of the European Union who have strong academic backgrounds. All full-time courses taught on campus (excluding the Pre-sessional English courses) are eligible for this scheme, and applicants will be considered for a scholarship on the basis of academic achievement.If you are successful you will receive up to 30% off your tuition fees for the duration of your course.For more information, and for other funding options, please visit the International Scholarships page.

Value of Scholarship(s)

30% off your tuition fees


Applicants from outside the European Union studying full-time courses taught on campus (excluding the Pre-Sessional English courses).

Application Procedure

You do not have to apply for a scholarship separately, all international application forms are automatically considered for the scholarship when an application is made. If you are successful you will be informed of your scholarship in your offer letter.

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