Child and Adolescent Mental Wellbeing (Top-up) BSc (Hons)

Part-time undergraduate (2 years)

Chelmsford

January 2017, September 2017

Intermediate award: BSc (Hons)

Overview

The BSc (Hons) Child and Adolescent Mental wellbeing course aims to meet personal, professional and educational requirements of mental health professionals, staff and any other interested parties in this area of care need (statutory, non-statutory and lay persons). This course will give breadth and depth of knowledge regarding innovation and research. Critical enquiry will be built upon various learning platforms to enable students to actively contribute to the emerging body of underpinning evidence, within the umbrella of child and adolescent mental wellbeing.

Course contact: Julie Teatheredge

Careers

BSc graduates are in high demand and will find that their employment opportunities in Health and Social care and education related industries is strengthened following successful completion of this course. There exists specific identification of a range of skills and knowledge inherent in this BSc which enhances the student’s employability within a range of mental health industries including the public, private health and social care services.

Modules & assessment

  • Research Methodology
    You will learn to be analytical and insightful regarding research reports. You will gain an invaluable skill for anyone who wishes to provide effective and appropriate care in their individual sphere of practice. In addition, today's practitioner is required to work in a multi professional, multi-agency world which requires skills and insight into the efficacy of research. This module will revisit existing knowledge of the research process and assist you in further developing skills of critical analysis and ethical appraisal of published work.
  • Undergraduate Major Project
    The undergraduate major project enables you to raise and address significant questions relating to your chosen topic/issue. You'll be supported by a tutor with similar interests and research profile. This module requires autonomous study and it is your chance to demonstrate that you have met our University’s expectations and are ready to graduate.

Assessment

Essay’s, research report, artefact and reflective summary, UGMP a literature review

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.

With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.

At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff. With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.

Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.

You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.

Your enthusiasm. Our passion. Your best foot forward.

Where can I study?

Chelmsford
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Fees & funding

Course fees

UK & EU students, 2016/17 (per year part time)

£4,500

UK & EU students, 2017/18 (per year, part time)

£4,625

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Funding for UK & EU students

We offer most new undergraduate students funding to support their studies and university life. There’s also finance available for specific groups of students.

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